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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

4d ago

The Georgia GOP may have made things harder for Herschel

The Georgia Senate runoff election 2022 between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker results may be impacted by the Republican passed 2021 voting law.
8d ago

Why the GOP will 'investigate' the Jan. 6 committee's investigation

The Jan. 6 committee is preparing to release transcripts and finish its report but for Republicans defending Trump means investigating the committee's work.
9d ago

The GOP is preparing to learn nothing all over again with its midterms review

The GOP had just lost what should have been a winnable election. A slew of Senate candidates whom voters dubbed extreme got demolished.
10d ago

Why Elon Musk is going to war with Apple

Elon Musk says Apple threatening to remove Twitter from the App Store but if it happens it won't be because of Democrats or political censorship.
14d ago

How Trump won the war over his tax returns

Trump tax returns will be able to go to Congress now thanks to a Supreme Court decision. But the delay means the IRS may not deliver them to Democrats in time.
16d ago

A brief history of America’s weirdest Thanksgiving tradition

Thanksgiving turkey pardons are a recipe for dry, overcooked gags, but since the first one in 1989, presidents have spared dozens of birds from preheated ovens.
16d ago

How gerrymandering really affected the midterms, explained

Midterms 2022 results show that the district maps produced after the census helped Republicans take control of the House and hold control in state races.
21d ago

Hakeem Jeffries needs to learn on the fly

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York may become the first Black speaker of the House if Democrats retake the majority after he takes over for Nancy Pelosi.
22d ago

How Nancy Pelosi's political instincts failed her on impeachment

Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted impeaching Donald Trump twice on Ukraine and January 6 in one of the Democratic leader's biggest mistakes.
23d ago

How Mitch McConnell keeps surviving

It’s official: Senate Republicans will enter the 118th Congress with Mitch McConnell of Kentucky at the helm — again. His victory over Sen.
24d ago

Why an explosion in Poland isn't about to trigger World War III

A Russian missile hitting Poland is not enough to launch a NATO counterattack under Article V, not with the risk of nuclear war that would follow.