(CNN) - More than 3,500 pages of previously secret Clinton White documents made public Friday showed that the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Highlights from the Clinton documents
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Some of the confidential memos, notes and other papers released by the National Archives referred to technological advances of the times, such as the 1995 memo that suggested then first lady Hillary Clinton use the Internet to speak to young women because it "has become very popular."
Others detailed political battles over health care reform that sounded like today's headlines.
CNN is combing through 3,546 pages of documents released Friday by the William J. Clinton Presidential Library.
They open a window into inner Clinton White House operations, and cover topics including the office of former first lady Hillary Clinton, now considered the overwhelming favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, if she decides to run.
Here are some highlights:
Updated 1:35 p.m. ET, 2/28/2014
(CNN) – A new look at the inner workings of the Clinton White House emerged Friday, with the National Archives and Records Administration releasing a first batch of confidential memos and papers.
Some 4,000 to 5,000 pages of documents came out shortly after 1 p.m. ET.
Washington (CNN) - The Democratic Party is showcasing former President Bill Clinton to help launch a new program to expand voters' access to polls.
An announcement Thursday by the Democratic National Committee comes as the party committee kicks off its Winter Meeting here in the nation's capital. During three days of meetings, the DNC has its eyes on this year's midterm elections, as the party aims to hold onto its majority in the Senate, attempts the extremely challenging effort to recapture control of the House of Representatives, and tries to make gains in governors' offices.
Washington (CNN) – Tens of thousands of previously confidential documents from the Clinton administration are nearing public release, the National Archives said Wednesday.
The documents, numbering approximately 33,000 pages and spanning the eight years of Bill Clinton's presidency, consist of confidential communications between the former Democratic President and his advisers, and potentially then-first lady Hillary Clinton.
The release would also include documents pertaining to the former President's appointments for federal office.
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(CNN) - Bill Clinton's back on the trail.
As he's done the past couple of election cycles, the former President's helping fellow Democrats. But this time around, his campaigning comes with the prospect of his wife making a second bid for the White House in 2016.
Beaumont, Texas (CNN) - Can Ted Cruz imagine being in the Oval Office in 2017?
He didn't say no, but he did pause to acknowledge how much heartburn that would cause the people he likes to call the Washington establishment.
(CNN) - Newly uncovered documents from a confidante of Hillary Clinton are making headlines about the former first lady. But they also reveal new details about legacy moments in her husband's presidency that were frustrating and distracting to the White House.
It seemed as if Bill Clinton had too many choices in his first chance to name a Supreme Court justice and not enough for his second.FULL STORY
Fayetteville, Arkansas (CNN) – Only a few people would feel at ease to send Hillary Clinton cartoon clippings. Diane Blair was one of them.
Throughout much of Bill Clinton's eight years in the White House, Blair - a political science professor and longtime Clinton friend - exchanged political and humor cartoons with the first lady. Nothing, it seemed, was too small or inconsequential to send back and forth.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Hillary Clinton, should she decide to launch a campaign for the White House, will not be judged by her husband's record in the Oval Office.
"I don't think Bill Clinton is as relevant as Hillary Clinton if she decides to run for president," Romney said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."