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

January 26, 2016, 12:44 PM EST
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)(CNSNews.com) - The debt of the federal government increased by $8,314,529,850,339.07 in President Barack Obama’s first seven years in office, according to official data published by the U.S. Treasury.
January 22, 2016, 2:19 PM EST
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - There were approximately 43,800,000 induced abortions worldwide in 2008, according to an estimate that was
January 21, 2016, 10:03 AM EST
State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The State Department is avoiding taking a position on the assertion made in “sworn declarations” presented to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community by an “element” in the U.S.
January 20, 2016, 4:26 AM EST
The California Teachers Association — backed in court by the Obama Justice Department — believes the government should be able to force a teacher, who is not a member of the union and does not believe in the union's agenda, to contribute to the union's funds. The California teachers who brought their case to the Supreme Court argued that they should not have to pay any fee at all to a union they have not joined.
January 15, 2016, 6:07 AM EST
This week, testifying in the House Armed Services Committee, former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell gave his assessment of whether the United States should take seriously the Islamic State's threats to attack this country.
January 13, 2016, 5:14 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - The federal government took in a record of approximately $765,645,000,000 in tax revenues in the first three months of fiscal 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2015), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.That equaled approximately $5,107 for every person in the country who had either a full or a part-time job in December.
January 12, 2016, 12:57 PM EST
 (CNSNews.com) - Testifying in the House Armed Services Committee today,
January 12, 2016, 11:50 AM EST
Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell testifies in House Armed Services Committee.
January 11, 2016, 5:28 PM EST
President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress on Feb. 24, 2009. (Screen capture)Seven years ago in his first speech to a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama declared that he did not believe in “bigger government.”
January 11, 2016, 3:25 PM EST
President Obama addressing joint session of Congress on Feb. 24, 2009. (Screen capture)In his first speech to a joint session of Congress, delivered on Feb.
January 7, 2016, 9:21 AM EST
President Obama explaining his plan to take unilateral action on gun control, Jan. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)"Kings or parliaments could not give the rights essential to happiness, as you confess those invaded by the Stamp Act to be," John Dickinson wrote in 1766.
January 5, 2016, 1:01 PM EST
State Department Spokesman John Kirby (Screen capture)(CNSNews.com) - State Department Spokesman John Kirby declined to comment on Monday on whether Secretary of State John Kerry had seen or been briefed on intelligence reports that referenced communications between members of the U.S.
December 23, 2015, 6:10 AM EST
The Executive Office of the President of the United States -- aka Barack Obama -- released a document in the days leading up to Christmas that proves once again that reality conspires against even the most careful liars.
December 18, 2015, 5:40 AM EST
The Every Student Succeeds Act now serves the same function as its predecessor: perpetuating federal involvement in primary and secondary education. Like No Child Left Behind, it also demonstrates that big government is a bipartisan endeavor in Washington, D.C.
December 16, 2015, 5:15 PM EST
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)(CNSNews.com) - The 2,009 page fiscal 2016 spending deal that the Republican House leadership released today authorizes $1,205,146,000,000 in federal outlays betw
December 10, 2015, 3:39 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - The federal government continued to collect taxes at an unprecedented pace in the beginning of fiscal 2016, raking in a record of approximately $416,014,000,000 in revenues through the first two months of the fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2015 through the end of November), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
December 10, 2015, 1:02 PM EST
(AP Photo)The “county” that the Census Bureau reported yesterday had the highest median household income in the nation in 2014 is disproportionately populated by people who work for the government.
December 9, 2015, 5:14 AM EST
It is time for the Obama administration to entirely drop its sterilization-contraceptive-abortifacient mandate and declare that federal judges have no right to rewrite the Catholic faith.