Stephen F. Hayes

Senior Writer
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Will He or Won’t He?

12:01 PM, Apr 8, 2014 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES


U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice

Permanent Spin

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03

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The Meaning of the Romney Tape

5:20 PM, Sep 18, 2012

Obama Chesh 5

Spinning Terror, Again

11:45 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Secretary of State Clinton and President Obama

The Doctrine that Failed

There’s a reason we get no respect in the Middle East.

Sep 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 02

obama and romney

Wait, Who's Political?

12:35 AM, Sep 13, 2012

President Obama

Two More Months

It’s a dead heat between the aggressive liberal and the decisive manager.

Sep 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 01

Paul Ryan

The Assault on Paul Ryan II

Sep 10, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 48

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan’s Dress Rehearsal

How the decision not to run for president got him ready for the national stage.

11:20 AM, Aug 29, 2012

Reince, Ryan, Romney, Walker

Reince Rules

It’s a high-stakes election for the GOP chairman.

Sep 3, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 47

Marco Antonio Rubio

Rubio to Be Bumped?

2:52 PM, Aug 24, 2012

obama, afghanistan

The Cost of Ignoring Wisconsin

12:00 AM, Aug 20, 2012

Paul Ryan

Fighting to Win

The Romney-Ryan ticket welcomes a battle over entitlements.

Aug 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 46


Romney Prepares to Pick Ryan

10:52 PM, Aug 10, 2012

Chris Christie at townhall

A Big Campaign?

10:20 AM, Aug 6, 2012

Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio

Go for the Gold, Mitt!

Aug 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 44

obama and romney

Backward or Forward?

8:31 AM, Jul 16, 2012

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Man with a Plan

How Paul Ryan became the intellectual leader of the Republican party

Jul 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 42


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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