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JMI Hos⁠t⁠s S⁠t⁠ephen Hayes of The Weekly S⁠t⁠andard and Fox News All-S⁠t⁠ars ⁠i⁠n Naples on November 14, 2013

By: The James Madison Institute / 2013

Valerie Wickboldt
(850) 386-3131
JMI Hosts Stephen Hayes of The Weekly Standard and Fox News All-Stars in Naples on November 14, 2013
~ Tickets now on sale for JMI luncheon to be held at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples ~
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, The James Madison Institute (JMI) will host Stephen Hayes at its signature Naples luncheon held at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Hayes is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard and a FOX News Contributor, where he is a regular member of the “Fox News All-Stars” on the network’s signature news broadcast, Special Report with Bret Baier.The luncheon will begin at 12:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 for JMI members or $100 for non-members and can be purchased online at VIP packages and sponsorships are also available. Visit for more information.“We’re extremely excited to have Mr. Hayes keynote our Naples luncheon as he is widely regarded as one of the top political journalists in the country,” said Dr. Bob McClure, president and CEO of The James Madison Institute. “His daily contact with the nation’s top political and national security leaders puts Hayes in a unique position to provide beyond-the-headlines insights to attendees about politics and policymaking.”Hayes is the author of two New York Times best sellers and his work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Reason, National Review and many other publications. Hayes has written extensively about national politics, international affairs and the country’s current political leadership. Hayes reported extensively on the 2012 presidential elections from Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and many other key Republican primary states. He was the first to report that Mitt Romney was preparing to announce Paul Ryan as his running mate.Before joining FOX, Hayes was part of CNN’s “Best Political Team on Television,” which won a Peabody Award for its coverage of the 2008 elections. Other media appearances have included: NPR’s Talk of the Nation, TODAY, Good Morning America, Meet the Press, ABC’s “This Week,” FOX News Sunday, CNN’s “State of the Union,” The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity, The McLaughlin Group, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.For more information on this event please call (850) 386-3131 or email Jenny Stone at To learn more about JMI visit
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