Stephen F. Hayes

Senior Writer
AP Jim Cole

Down But Not Out

Christie’s formula: patience, confidence, more patience.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES



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

Sen. Mike Lee of Utah

Leading from Behind

Mike Lee takes point against Obamacare.

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

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When Liz Met Mike

4:54 PM, Jul 17, 2013

If at first you don’t succeed: anti-Obamacare protest in Washington, 2012

Lipstick on the Obamacare Pig

The limits of P.R.

Jul 8, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41

Disappearing President

Our Disappearing President

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39


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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