Television political commentator and news anchor best known as the host of MSNBC's Up with Chris Hayes and All In with Chris Hayes. He also edited The Nation magazine.
He graduated from Brown University with a philosophy degree.
He credited Rachel Maddow with helping him to become an MSNBC host.
He and his wife Kate Shaw welcomed a daughter in 2011 and a son in 2014.
He once interviewed Nancy Pelosi.