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Senate impeachment roll call and closed-door statements

WASHINGTON (AllPolitics, February 12) -- The Senate acquitted President Bill Clinton Friday of both articles of impeachment. The perjury charge was defeated with 55 "not guilty" votes and 45 "guilty" votes. On the obstruction-of-justice article, the chamber was evenly split, 50-50.

Below is the roll call and links to the senators' closed-door speeches, released into the Congressional Record on February 12:

Perjury article Obstruction of justice article Closed-door statements
Spencer Abraham
(R-Michigan)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Daniel Akaka
(D-Hawaii)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Wayne Allard
(R-Colorado)
Guilty Guilty Statement
John Ashcroft
(R-Missouri)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Max Baucus
(D-Montana)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Evan Bayh
(D-Indiana)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Robert Bennett
(R-Utah)
Guilty Guilty
Joseph Biden
(D-Delaware)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Jeff Bingaman
(D-New Mexico)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Christopher Bond
(R-Missouri)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Barbara Boxer
(D-California)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
John Breaux
(D-Louisiana)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Sam Brownback
(R-Kansas)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Richard Bryan
(D-Nevada)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Jim Bunning
(R-Kentucky)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Conrad Burns
(R-Montana)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Robert Byrd
(D-West Virginia)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(R-Colorado)
Guilty Guilty Statement
John H. Chafee
(R-Rhode Island)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Max Cleland
(D-Georgia)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Thad Cochran
(R-Mississippi)
Guilty Guilty
Susan Collins
(R-Maine)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Kent Conrad
(D-North Dakota)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Paul Coverdell
(R-Georgia)
Guilty Guilty
Larry Craig
(R-Idaho)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Michael Crapo
(R-Idaho)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Tom Daschle
(D-South Dakota)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Mike DeWine
(R-Ohio)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Christopher Dodd
(D-Connecticut)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Pete Domenici
(R-New Mexico)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Byron Dorgan
(D-North Dakota)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Richard Durbin
(D-Illinois)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
John Edwards
(D-North Carolina)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Mike Enzi
(R-Wyoming)
Guilty Guilty
Russ Feingold
(D-Wisconsin)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Dianne Feinstein
(D-California)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Peter Fitzgerald
(R-Illinois)
Guilty Guilty Statement
William Frist
(R-Tennessee)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Slade Gorton
(R-Washington)
Not
guilty
Guilty Statement
Bob Graham
(D-Florida)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Phil Gramm
(R-Texas)
Guilty Guilty
Rod Grams
(R-Minnesota)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Charles Grassley
(R-Iowa)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Judd Gregg
(R-New Hampshire)
Guilty Guilty
Chuck Hagel
(R-Nebraska)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Tom Harkin
(D-Iowa)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Orrin Hatch
(R-Utah)
Guilty Guilty
Jesse Helms
(R-North Carolina)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Ernest Hollings
(D-South Carolina)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Tim Hutchinson
(R-Arkansas)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Kay Bailey Hutchison
(R-Texas)
Guilty GuiltyStatement
James Inhofe
(R-Oklahoma)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Daniel Inouye
(D-Hawaii)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Jim Jeffords
(R-Vermont)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Tim Johnson
(D-South Dakota)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Edward Kennedy
(D-Massachusetts)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Bob Kerrey
(D-Nebraska)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
John Kerry
(D-Massachusetts)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Herb Kohl
(D-Wisconsin)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Jon Kyl
(R-Arizona)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Mary Landrieu
(D-Louisiana)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Frank R. Lautenberg
(D-New Jersey)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Patrick Leahy
(D-Vermont)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Carl Levin
(D-Michigan)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Joseph Lieberman
(D-Connecticut)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Blanche Lambert Lincoln
(D-Arkansas)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Trent Lott
(R-Mississippi)
Guilty Guilty
Richard Lugar
(R-Indiana)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Connie Mack
(R-Florida)
Guilty Guilty Statement
John McCain
(R-Arizona)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Mitch McConnell
(R-Kentucky)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Barbara Mikulski
(D-Maryland)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
(D-New York)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Frank Murkowski
(R-Alaska)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Patty Murray
(D-Washington)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Don Nickles
(R-Oklahoma)
Guilty Guilty
Jack Reed
(D-Rhode Island)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Harry Reid
(D-Nevada)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Charles Robb
(D-Virginia)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Pat Roberts
(R-Kansas)
Guilty Guilty
John Rockefeller
(D-West Virginia)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
William Roth
(R-Delaware)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Rick Santorum
(R-Pennsylvania)
Guilty Guilty
Paul Sarbanes
(D-Maryland)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Charles Schumer
(D-New York)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Jeff Sessions
(R-Alabama)
Guilty Guilty
Richard Shelby
(R-Alabama)
Not
guilty
Guilty
Bob Smith
(R-New Hampshire)
Guilty Guilty
Gordon Smith
(R-Oregon)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Olympia Snowe
(R-Maine)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Arlen Specter
(R-Pennsylvania)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Ted Stevens
(R-Alaska)
Not
guilty
Guilty Statement
Craig Thomas
(R-Wyoming)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Fred Thompson
(R-Tennessee)
Not
guilty
Guilty Statement
Strom Thurmond
(R-South Carolina)
Guilty Guilty Statement
Robert Torricelli
(D-New Jersey)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
George Voinovich
(R-Ohio)
Guilty Guilty Statement
John Warner
(R-Virginia)
Not
guilty
Guilty
Paul Wellstone
(D-Minnesota)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement
Ron Wyden
(D-Oregon)
Not
guilty
Not
guilty
Statement

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