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.

Bush to host Brown at Camp David

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, July 26 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been invited to spend Sunday and Monday with U.S. President George W. Bush at the presidential retreat in Maryland.

Kasuri: Pakistan opposes military strike

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 24 (UPI) -- Pakistan's foreign minister Tuesday repeated an earlier warning that a U.S. strike against Osama Bin Laden could lead to dozens of civilian deaths.

Contempt vote Wednesday in attorney firing

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. House committee will vote on holding White House officials in contempt for failing to answer subpoenas about the firing of federal prosecutors.

U.S.-Iran talks seen as way forward

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow said Monday the administration views the next round of talks with Iran as a way to provide for real security for Iraq.

Bush polyps benign

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow Monday said the five polyps removed during U.S. President George Bush's weekend colonoscopy were benign.
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Tony Snow
Former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, pictured at The White House in Washington at the first official news briefing in the remodeled Brady Press Briefing room on July 11, 2007, died at the age of 53 of colon cancer on July 12, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn/FILE)

Snow during a White House briefing in 2006.

Robert Anthony "Tony" Snow (June 1, 1955–July 12, 2008) was an American political commentator, television news anchor, syndicated columnist, radio host, and the third White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush. Snow also worked for President George H. W. Bush as chief speechwriter and Deputy Assistant of Media Affairs. Snow served as White House Press Secretary from May 2006 until his resignation effective September 2007.

Between his two White House stints, Snow was a broadcaster and newspaper columnist. After years of regular guest-hosting for The Rush Limbaugh Show and providing news commentary for National Public Radio, he launched his own talk radio program, The Tony Snow Show, which went on to become nationally syndicated. He was also a regular personality on Fox News Channel since 1996, hosting Fox News Sunday and Weekend Live, and often substituting as host of The O'Reilly Factor. In April 2008, Snow briefly joined CNN as a commentator.

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