Chris Stirewalt

Chris Stirewalt

Chris Stirewalt joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in July of 2010 and serves as the network’s digital politics editor based in Washington, D.C. Additionally, he writes a daily politics newsletter, Fox News First, and hosts “Power Play" on Stirewalt also makes daily appearances on the network including The Kelly File, America’s Newsroom, and Special Report with Bret Baier.

Prior to joining FNC, Stirewalt served as political editor for The Washington Examiner where he wrote a twice-weekly column and led political coverage for the newspaper. He also served as politics editor at the Charleston Daily Mail and West Virginia Media. Stirewalt began his career at the Wheeling Intelligencer in West Virginia.

He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia.

Latest Stories by Chris Stirewalt

Latest Video by Chris Stirewalt

  • Power Play: Running mates & debates

    Fireworks flew between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the debate stage, but what can we expect from their more staid running mates? National Journal's Karyn Bruggeman & the Washington Post's Aaron Blake preview Tuesday's vice-presidential debate.

  • Power Play: Trump punches back

    Donald Trump - facing renewed scrutiny over his treatment of women - is trying to deflect heat back on Hillary Clinton by re-litigating her husband's 90's era sex scandals. Is this line of attack a winning strategy for team Trump? Our panelists weigh in.

  • Howard Kurtz: Hillary Clinton had help from moderator

    Stirewalt and Kurtz rate the first presidential debate and Lester Holt's performance on 'The Kelly File'

  • Data Dive: The debate bounce

    How much can candidates really expect to get out of presidential debates? Insight on 'Perino & Stirewalt'

  • Countdown to the first presidential debate

    Chris Stirewalt compares the anticipation to the night before buck season in West Virginia