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Hayes Brown

MSNBC Opinion Writer/Editor

Hayes Brown is a writer and editor for MSNBC Daily, where he helps frame the news of the day for readers. He was previously at BuzzFeed News and holds a degree in international relations from Michigan State University.

Hayes Brown is a writer and editor for MSNBC Daily, where he helps frame the news of the day for readers. He was previously at BuzzFeed News and holds a degree in international relations from Michigan State University.

Latest from Hayes Brown

2d ago

Mike Johnson’s latest move is utterly weird — and what the Founders intended

The long-awaited votes on aid to Israel and Ukraine will allow a majority in the House to pass bills that the majority of members want, regardless of party
4d ago

Biden is having fun dunking on all of Trump’s struggles — except one

Joe Biden has stayed silent on Donald Trump being on trial in New York despite how a conviction on the felony charges could affect the 2024 election.
6d ago

Mike Johnson is already running a coalition government in the House

House Speaker Mike Johnson is struggling to keep his majority together as MAGA Republicans undermine Ukraine aid, forcing him to rely on Democrats to govern.
10d ago

Trump's lawyers are being paid millions to file nonsense with the courts

Donald Trump's hush money criminal trial in New York will start next week despite his lawyer's attempts to delay the April 15 start with a pile of filings.
11d ago

How Trump's 'Spygate' lies could prompt a win for Americans' privacy rights

House Republicans failed to advance a renewal of FISA Section 702 spy program in part because of Donald Trump claiming the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign.
13d ago

The latest Biden play to reduce student loan debt is a winner

Joe Biden announced a new student loan debt relief plan to cancel interest on some accounts in an attempt to get around the Supreme Court and Republicans
14d ago

Eclipses aren’t usually political. Enter: Marjorie Taylor Greene.

The total solar eclipse in North America comes after an earthquake in New York City and with a 'devil comet' in the sky — but none are omens of the end times.
17d ago

The deep ironies in the GOP's war on 'voter fraud'

Voter fraud in elections is rare no matter what Donald Trump says but the Republican focus on it is hampering mail-in voting and other ways to win.
18d ago

What Stephen Breyer gets wrong about the Supreme Court’s ‘civility’

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade and strip abortion rights was more important than the friendships retired Justice Stephen Breyer formed.
19d ago

The Biden campaign says Florida is 'winnable.' It's not wrong.

Joe Biden's 2024 campaign is hoping to put Donald Trump on the defense in Florida as a an amendment to protect abortion will be on the ballot in November.
20d ago

Why the 2030 census will likely show a drop in 'white' Americans

The Biden administration will have Middle Eastern or North African, or MENA, and Hispanic or Latino on the 2030 Census as options for race, potentially angering white nationalists.