Stephen F. Hayes

Senior Writer

The Rise of Rubio

A first-term Florida senator sets his sights on the White House

Apr 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES



Hayden Michael

The Truth About Interrogation

From the Nov. 24, 2014, issue: The enhanced techniques work.

6:05 AM, Dec 9, 2014

A fighter gestures outside the burning U.S. mission in Benghazi, September 11, 2

The Benghazi Report

An ongoing intelligence failure

Dec 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Michael Hayden meets the press, January 2009.

The Truth About Interrogation

The enhanced techniques work.

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11


President Impervious

Nov 17, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 10

Obama votes early in Chicago, October 20, 2014.

An Election About Everything

Nov 3, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 08

Larry Hogan

Hogan's Heroics?

Chris Christie to Maryland as governor's race shows signs of tightening.

1:01 PM, Oct 15, 2014

Weekly standard photo illustration

Failure Upon Failure

The disintegration of the Obama presidency

Oct 20, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 06


The Return of the GOP Hawks

Not that they ever really left.

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05

Not what I signed up for

A War President—Sort of

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Situation Room

Al Qaeda Wasn’t ‘on the Run’

Why haven’t we seen the documents retrieved in the bin Laden raid?

Sep 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Michael Flynn

Intel Chief Blasts Obama

1:22 PM, Aug 11, 2014


A New Disorder

Aug 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44


More Than a Smidgen

Jul 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

Chuck Hagel

More Unraveling

Hagel’s pathetic testimony on the Bergdahl swap.

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39


The Fall of Mosul

4:50 PM, Jun 10, 2014


Obama Flips on Taliban Commander

Three years ago, Obama went to court to keep a Taliban leader at Gitmo. Now he's out.

11:00 AM, Jun 7, 2014


The Unraveling

How the Obama administration’s story on Bowe Bergdahl and the Taliban fell apart

Jun 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38


Stephen F. Hayes is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard and author of two New York Times bestsellers: Cheney: The Untold Story of America's Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President and The Connection: How al Qaeda's Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America. He is a regular Fox All Stars panelist on Special Report with Bret Baier.

Before joining The Weekly Standard, Hayes was a senior writer for National Journal's Hotline. He also served for six years as Director of the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University. His work has appeared in the New York Post, the Washington Times, Salon, National Review, and Reason. He has been a commentator on CNN, The McLaughlin Group, the Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, and C-SPAN.

A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and DePauw University, Hayes was born and raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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