Stephen F. Hayes

Senior Writer

An Interrogator Breaks His Silence

8:33 AM, Nov 14, 2014 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES


John Brennan

Brennan’s Evasions

Feb 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 22


The Hagel Fiasco

Worst confirmation hearing ever?

Feb 11, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 21

Sec. Hillary Clinton

Hillary Bobs and Weaves

Feb 4, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 20

barack obama

Obama's Impassioned Defense of Activist Government

Ignores debt and deficits.

6:30 AM, Jan 22, 2013

ebassy burns in benghazi

Debacle in Ben­ghazi

It’s worse than an injustice; it’s a humiliation.

Jan 28, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 19

Obama, Hagel, and Iran

12:00 AM, Jan 8, 2013


Bake Sale for the Pentagon

1:12 PM, Dec 9, 2012

Susan Rice

Benghazi Storytelling

Too many answers, not enough truthfulness.

Dec 10, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 13

Rice & Obama

Susan Rice’s Talking Points

Nov 26, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 11

Petraeus Obama

Petraeus’s Sudden Resignation

Lawmakers considered calling for his resignation in late October.

5:40 PM, Nov 9, 2012

An embassy in flames

Mysteries of Benghazi

Nov 12, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 09

Embassy in Flames

The Omertà Administration

Nov 5, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 08

Obama and Romney

Romney Plays It Safe, Misses Opportunities

Obama was exceedingly condescending and disrespectful.

9:15 AM, Oct 23, 2012

An Embassy Burns

Twenty Questions

Oct 29, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 07

Official portrait of Barack Obama

Obama Misleads on the Libya Scandal

Romney stumbles in his response.

8:10 AM, Oct 17, 2012

Benghazi in Flames

The Benghazi Scandal

Oct 22, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 06


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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