Terence P. Jeffrey started as editor in chief of CNSNews.com in September 2007. Prior to that, he served for more than a decade as editor of Human Events, where he is now an editor at large. Terry was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area, the seventh of eleven children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelors degree in English Literature from Princeton in 1981. In 1984-85, he studied Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute of The American University in Cairo. In 1986-87, he studied in the Masters of Arts in Arab Studies program at Georgetown University, but did not earn a degree. From 1987-91, he was an editorial writer for The Washington Times, which entered his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright for consideration for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan's first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-1994, he served as executive director of The American Cause, an educational foundation. In 1995-96, he was national campaign manager for Pat Buchanan's second Republican presidential campaign. Buchanan that year won the Alaska, Louisiana and Missouri caucuses, placed second in the Iowa caucuses, and won the New Hampshire primary. Terry writes a weekly column for the Creators Syndicate. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C.

My Articles

October 21, 2016, 5:48 PM EDT
Then-Special Envoy Chris Stevens at the Tibesti Hotel in Benghazi in April 2011. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)(CNSNews.com) - The State Department’s second-ranking diplomat in Libya on the day that terrorists attacked the U.S.
October 19, 2016, 5:32 PM EDT
The first Clinton-Trump debate at Hofstra University, Sept. 26, 2016.
October 19, 2016, 4:11 AM EDT
Between now and when they face their final judgment, Barack Obama and John Kerry will never be forced to endure extreme heat — because they will always be able to afford air conditioning.
October 17, 2016, 6:04 PM EDT
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - House Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R.-Calif.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R.-Utah) wrote to the inspector general of the Sta
October 13, 2016, 5:25 PM EDT
Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia with Pope Francis during a Mass in Philadelphia on Sept. 26, 2015.
October 12, 2016, 4:46 AM EDT
Seventeen years ago, as a Republican-controlled Senate concluded its impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., expressed her concerns about how future generations would perceive what had happened.
October 7, 2016, 11:35 AM EDT
President Obama at his inauguration on Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)(CNSNews.com) – The federal government passed a fiscal milestone on the first business day of fiscal 2017—which was Monday, Oct.
October 5, 2016, 5:03 AM EDT
On Dec. 1, a new federal regulation takes effect that forces employers to pay overtime to a salaried employee who works more than 40 hours in a week unless that employee already earns a salary of at least $913 per week (or $47,476 per year). 
October 4, 2016, 11:01 AM EDT
President Barack Obama, Katharine Hayhoe and Leonardo DiCaprio (Screen Capture)Actor Leonardo DiCaprio said at the White House yesterday--at President Barack Obama's "South by South Lawn" festival of "Ideas, Art and Action"--th
October 3, 2016, 4:36 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)(CNSNews.com) - In fiscal 2016, which ended on Friday, the federal debt increased $1,422,827,047,452.46, according to data released today by the U.S. Treasury.
September 29, 2016, 1:19 PM EDT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Speaker Paul Ryan (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)(CNSNews.com) - The continuing resolution spending deal that the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed at 9:56 p.m. on Wednesday night, won more votes from Democratic members than from Republican members.
September 29, 2016, 11:39 AM EDT
The House of Representatives opens its day with a prayer on Sept. 28, 2016. (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress yesterday completed a deal to fund the federal government past the end of the fiscal year, which comes to a close on Friday.
September 28, 2016, 4:31 AM EDT
To cover the federal spending he has presided over without increasing the federal debt, Obama would have needed to increase federal tax revenues by about 44 percent.
September 21, 2016, 6:12 AM EDT
President Barack Obama affirmed this week that the Declaration of Independence recognizes that "individual human beings" have "God-given rights." Yet, he insisted this was a "radical idea" at the time of the founding.
September 14, 2016, 4:11 AM EDT
One lesson from the Census Bureau data: If you want to do better financially in the United States, earn a degree, get married, have kids and work.
September 13, 2016, 2:45 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)CNSNews.com) – With the additional $231,327,000,000 in taxes that the U.S.
September 13, 2016, 10:47 AM EDT
President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in 2010, (AP Photo/J.
September 11, 2016, 1:58 PM EDT
Sen. Tim Kaine speaking at the Human Rights Campaign dinner, Sept. 10, 2016. (Screen Capture)Sen.
September 7, 2016, 4:30 AM EDT
President Obama has described his unilateral approval of the Paris Agreement as a personal triumph — that could save the Earth.
September 2, 2016, 3:19 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)(CNSNews.com) - In a July 2 interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation about her email practices, use of a personal email server, and specific emails she sent and received as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton told her questioners, a