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

May 19, 2017, 10:46 AM EDT
Vice President Mike Pence swears into office USTR Robert Lighthizer, May 15, 2017.
May 18, 2017, 5:24 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Approximately 1 out of every 4 people (24.17 percent) who had a job in the Western United States in 2016 was foreign born, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
May 17, 2017, 6:59 PM EDT
Osama bin Laden in his Oct. 29, 2004 videotape that was broadcast on al Jazeera. (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Among the materials that U.S.
May 17, 2017, 4:20 AM EDT
The ultimate strategic aim of the United States in responding to the terrorist threat exemplified by al-Qaida and the Islamic State should not focus on establishing freedom in Afghanistan or any other distant land but rather on maintaining the God-given rights of life, liberty and property here.
May 11, 2017, 6:32 PM EDT
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, May 11, 2017. (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - In the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S.
May 10, 2017, 4:01 PM EDT
(U.S. Government photo)(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Treasury, according to its monthly statement, ran a surplus of $182,428,000,000 in the month of April, taking in $455,605,000,000 in revenue while spending $273,177,000,000.
May 10, 2017, 10:34 AM EDT
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The Internal Revenue Service, which is responsible for collecting federal taxes and enforcing federal tax law, was unable to accurately deal with its own complex rules governing the payment of its own employees and ended up overpaying more tha
May 10, 2017, 4:18 AM EDT
Even if the Republicans enact their "repeal," the most outrageous part of the Obamacare law will stand.
May 6, 2017, 11:28 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Inside his home in Bedminster, New Jersey, on Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump signed a law to keep the government funded through the end of September that permits funding of Planned Parenthood and sanctuary cities, but does not include the $1.4 billion he requested to b
May 5, 2017, 9:17 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The United States added 17,000 jobs in government in the last month, with the number of people employed by local, state or federal government climbing from 22,323,000 in March to 22,340,000 in April, according to data rele
May 4, 2017, 4:04 PM EDT
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The American Health Care Act—the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill that the House of Representatives passed by a 217-to-213 vote this afternoon--will temporarily and significantly reduce, but
May 3, 2017, 5:41 PM EDT
President Obama and Speaker Ryan at the 2016 State of the Union.
May 3, 2017, 4:19 AM EDT
The 1,665-page spending bill the Republican-controlled Congress is planning to pass this week includes multiple measures that seemingly demonstrate a commitment to securing the border — in Libya, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon.
May 2, 2017, 1:18 PM EDT
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS and Education Chairman Tom Cole at March 28, 2017 hearing.
May 1, 2017, 4:09 PM EDT
President Barack Obama and House Speaker Paul Ryan at the 2016 State of the Union Address.
May 1, 2017, 10:57 AM EDT
(Public Domain/Architect of the Capitol)(CNSNews.com) - The federal government pays about 17 percent more in total compensation—including both wages and benefits—than the private sector does for similar workers,
April 30, 2017, 2:29 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Speaking at a rally in Harrisburg, Pa., on Saturday night, President Donald Trump repeatedly told a crowd of supporters that he is going to fulfill his campaign commitment to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
April 29, 2017, 11:12 AM EDT
House Speaker Paul Ryan (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - President Donald Trump signed the first federal spending law of his administration yesterday, a one-week extension of the spending law signed by President Barack Obama in December that was set to expire last night.
April 28, 2017, 10:12 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Annual growth in the real Gross Domestic Product of the United States has not exceeded 2.7 percent for a record eleven straight years, according to data published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
April 26, 2017, 4:38 AM EDT
Congress faces an April 28 deadline to pass a new government funding bill. There is currently no talk that it will include language to prohibit funding of Planned Parenthood. But there is talk that it will not include the $1.4 billion that President Trump has requested to begin his border wall.