Stephen F. Hayes

Senior Writer
Rand Paul by Gage Skidmore

Rand Just Doesn't Understand

In a recent op-ed, Rand Paul argues for President Obama's foreign policy.

12:50 PM, Dec 20, 2014 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES



Two of those who got away

The Real Scandal

Why are the Benghazi killers still at large?

Jan 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

Abu Sufian bin Qumu

Defining al Qaeda Down

Jan 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18


Wrong Again

Jan 13, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 17


Times Ignores Evidence of Al Qaeda Link to Benghazi

Contradicts previous reporting from the New York TImes.

4:01 PM, Dec 29, 2013

Benghazi, September 11, 2012: the U.S. compound in flames

Questions They Won’t Answer

Benghazi isn’t going away.

Nov 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09

Ted Cruz

What Cruz Wrought

Oct 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

obama, kerry

The Way Out?

5:00 PM, Sep 9, 2013

Obama Biden park bench

Lack of Confidence in Obama Explains GOP Opposition to Syria

Not necessarily a drift toward non-interventionism.

7:04 AM, Sep 7, 2013


How to Fight Obamacare

The Republican leadership leans toward delay rather than defund.

Sep 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

What would Abe do?

Obama's Empty Words

5:50 PM, Aug 21, 2013


Misjudging al Qaeda

Aug 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46


Al Qaeda Reborn?

1:35 PM, Jul 27, 2013


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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