The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 11, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
By United Press International

Bush eulogizes Tony Snow

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush called his former press secretary "irreplaceable" in a eulogy Thursday at Tony Snow's funeral in Washington.
Bush pays condolence call on Snow family

Bush pays condolence call on Snow family

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Monday paid a condolence call on the family of former White House spokesman Tony Snow, who died during the weekend.

Tony Snow remembered on 'Fox News'

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- Top U.S. Republican leaders appeared on "Fox News Sunday" to remember former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, who died of cancer this weekend.
Bush 'saddened' by Snow's death

Bush 'saddened' by Snow's death

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush said Sunday he was "saddened" to hear of the death of former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow.
Ex-Bush spokesman Tony Snow dies at 53

Ex-Bush spokesman Tony Snow dies at 53

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- Former White House press secretary and Fox News Channel host Tony Snow died Saturday from cancer at age 53, the network said.
Former White House spokesman hospitalized

Former White House spokesman hospitalized

SPOKANE, Wash., April 23 (UPI) -- Former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow was hospitalized in satisfactory condition with an undisclosed ailment in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday.

Tony Snow joining CNN

ATLANTA, April 21 (UPI) -- Tony Snow, the former Fox News commentator and White House spokesman, is joining CNN, the U.S. network said Monday.

Bush: Iraqis show gains on benchmarks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The White House released an assessment Friday on Iraq's legislative benchmarks and stated that the Iraqis made satisfactory progress on nine of the standards.

Iraq dominates Snow's last briefing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Assessments of the security and political situation in Iraq Wednesday dominated the final news briefing by White House Press Secretary Tony Snow.

Views differ about Petraeus' assessment

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday the military assessment of progress in Iraq and projected troop drawdown was "more of the same."

Bush, Cheney attend Sept. 11 service

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush led the administration's delegation Tuesday to a remembrance service at a Washington church for Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims.

Iraqi lawmakers to take up reconciliation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The Iraqi parliament is preparing to consider legislation that would help move forward democratic principles in that country, the White House said Monday.

MoveOn.org bashes Gen. David Petraeus

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- MoveOn.org once again used advertising to show its political views, this time with "General Petraeus or General Betray Us?" in an ad in The New York Times.

Snow: Benchmark not the only Iraq standard

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A White House spokesman Thursday said U.S. progress in Iraq should not be solely judged by whether the Iraqi government meets benchmarks set by Congress.

Reports: Snow leaving White House soon

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- White House press secretary Tony Snow is getting ready to step down as U.S. President George W. Bush’s spokesman, media reports said Friday.

Snow: Bridge inspections up to states

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow told reporters Thursday in Washington that U.S. bridge inspections are a state responsibility.

White House: Obama errs on Pakistan action

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Bush administration Wednesday rejected a suggestion by a Democratic presidential candidate that U.S. troops might have to clean out safe havens in Pakistan.

Bush pushes for FISA revisions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Wednesday met with congressional leaders to urge passage of revisions to the government's surveillance authority before recessing. White House spokesman Tony Snow told reporters the government currently is stymied in its ability

Bush, Maliki discuss government

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki assured U.S. President George Bush negotiations with major party blocs haven't ended with the government's August recess.

Chief Justice Roberts out of hospital

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- The White House was aware of U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts' previous seizure before nominating him to the court, it was reported Tuesday.

White House circles wagons on Gonzales

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- The White House Friday defended U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales from Congressional critics.

Snow: Gonzales was truthful

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- The White House Friday defended U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' Senate testimony this week, saying the dispute about it is a matter of interpretation.

Bush signs foreign investment law

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush Thursday signed the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 into law.
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