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 16, 2019, 4:22 AM EST
This story, which concludes with federal courts writing the law, started with a Congress that carefully declined to do so.
January 9, 2019, 8:39 AM EST
Rep. Paul Ryan and House Speaker John Boehner, March 19, 2013. (Getty Images/T.J. Kirkpatrick) The recently deposed Republican majority increased the federal debt by $7.9 trillion in the eight years it controlled the House of Representatives.
January 4, 2019, 11:58 AM EST
President Donald Trump at the Foxconn factory in Mount Pleasant, Wisc., June 28, 2018. (Getty Images/Scott Olson)
January 4, 2019, 8:49 AM EST
President Donald Trump at the Foxconn factory in Mount Pleasant, Wisc., June 28, 2018. (Getty Images/Scott Olson)
January 3, 2019, 10:18 AM EST
Khalid al-Mihdhar landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on July 4, 2001.
December 28, 2018, 4:59 PM EST
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C. (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
December 27, 2018, 2:08 PM EST
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Speaker Paul Ryan (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
December 24, 2018, 12:37 PM EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 17, 2018. (Getty Images/Al Drago-Pool)
December 21, 2018, 2:54 PM EST
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano)
December 19, 2018, 12:49 PM EST
California Gov. Jerry Brown and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) outside the U.S. Capitol, March 22, 2017. (Getty Images/Alex Wong)
December 19, 2018, 4:48 AM EST
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that Trump signed that month included language that mandated the "elimination" of the penalty for not obeying the requirement to buy health insurance.
December 13, 2018, 2:43 PM EST
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Speaker Paul Ryan at the Capitol on April 12, 2018. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
December 12, 2018, 5:10 AM EST
More wall means less confrontation.
December 7, 2018, 9:21 AM EST
The Iowa state capitol in Des Moines, Iowa. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)
December 7, 2018, 8:48 AM EST
President Donald Trump at the G20 Summit, flanked by French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese President Shizno Abe, Nov. 30, 2018. (Getty Images/Mikhail Svetlov)
December 5, 2018, 4:34 AM EST
It may be a prudent policy to always be polite to the police, but does that mean Americans must give up the right to be rude? A question similar to this — transcending it, in fact — is now before the Supreme Court of the United States.