Stephen F. Hayes is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard and a Fox News Contributor. Hayes is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: "The Connection: How al Qaeda's Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America" and "Cheney: The Untold Story of America's Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President." [+]
Hayes was born and raised in Wauwatosa, WI.
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. Before becoming editor in chief, Hayes long served as a senior writer at The Weekly Standard.