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.

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July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Karl Rove told Cybercast News Service in an interview Wednesday that Sen. Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire campaign was helped when she responded in a smiling, self-deprecating manner when asked during Saturday night's televised debate why some voters had an issue with her "likeability" and that her rival Sen. Barack Obama only enhanced the positive impact for Clinton when he responded like "a smarmy, prissy little guy taking a slap at her." (Listen here)
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A tracking poll of likely Florida Republican primary voters conducted through the eve of Tuesday's voting showed Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a tie, with only 0.4 points separating the two candidates. McCain's strongest support came from Republicans who said that the environment was the most important issue, and Romney's strongest support came from those who said immigration was the most important issue.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. John McCain pledged Sunday on national television not to raise taxes under any circumstances if he is elected president."So on taxes, are you a 'read my lips' candidate, no new taxes, no matter what," host George Stephanopoulos asked the Arizona Republican on ABC's "This Week.""No new taxes," McCain affirmed, before making an argument that taxes ought to be cut if the economy deteriorates."But under circumstances would you increase taxes?" Stephanopoulos asked in a follow-up question."No," said McCain.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Network exit poll results for Tuesday's Wisconsin Democratic primary point to a gender gap for Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York, who thus far has had better luck winning support from female Democratic primary voters than from males.In Wisconsin, according to the poll, Clinton battled Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois to a dead heat among female voters, but lost to him among male voters by more than 2 to 1.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) told a crowd at Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio, Sunday that he believes the Sermon on the Mount justifies his support for legal recognition of same-sex unions. He also told the crowd that his position in favor of legalized abortion does not make him "less Christian."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson, now running for the Republican presidential nomination, said on Sunday he does not support the pro-life plank that has been included in the Republican National Platform since the presidency of Ronald Reagan.Appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," Thompson told host Tim Russert that he favors overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that took the issue of abortion away from the states by declaring abortion a constitutional right. Thompson said he wants to keep abortion legal at the state level.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
Exclusive Interview (CNSNews.com) - Conservatives, as represented by Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), did not endorse Richard Nixon over John Kennedy in 1960, publisher Alfred Regnery said in a video interview with Cybercast News Service, because Nixon did not embrace conservative principles.Regnery, author of the recently released "Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism," was interviewed by Cybercast News Service Editor-in-Chief Terence P. Jeffrey.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
Exclusive Interview (CNSNews.com) - Journalist and author M. Stanton Evans argues in his new book, "Blacklisted By History," that declassified files from the United States and the Soviet Union prove that Sen. Joe McCarthy was right about the communist threat and that liberals have ignored the evidence and distorted history.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - CNN Anchor Wolf Blitzer told Cybercast News Service Wednesday that no presidential campaign of either party has tried to pressure him to influence his questioning in CNN-hosted presidential debates.The issue arose on Tuesday when the Drudge Report reported - under the banner headline "Wolf Warned: No Ganging Up on Hillary in Vegas"- that "Wolf Blitzer has been warned not to focus Thursday's Dem debate on Hillary."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), who is running second to Sen. Hillary Clinton (D.-N.Y.) in polls of the Democratic presidential race, said in a debate on CNN Thursday that he supports giving driver's licenses to illegal aliens.Clinton, meanwhile, said she did not. When asked, she simply said, "No." That is an apparent reversal of the position she took in an Oct. 30 debate hosted by MSNBC. Then, she gave a long and apparently contradictory series of answers about whether to give illegals driver's licenses.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In a CNN debate in Austin, Texas, Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton agreed Thursday night that the Secure Border Fence Act of 2006, which directs the secretary of Homeland Security to construct 700 miles of double border fencing along specific sections of the U.S.-Mexico border, should not be enforced as written.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Violence against Border Patrol agents -- including attempts to run them over and behead them with wire -- increased by almost a third in 2007, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said on Friday.He interpreted the increased violence as an indicator that the border is becoming more secure, a point he also made three years ago in the face of escalating violence.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The giant Burmese python, which can grow to more than 20 feet in length and weigh up to 250 pounds, has established a foothold in southern Florida and could spread to other warm-weather regions of the United States, posing "a health hazard for small people," scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey warned last week.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Data from the Defense Intelligence Agency indicates that enemy-initiated attacks on U.S. troops, Iraqi security forces and Iraqi civilians peaked in October 2006, the month leading up to the U.S. midterm elections.At the time, Vice President Dick Cheney said the insurgents were "very sensitive to the fact that we've got an election scheduled" and were trying to "break the will of the American people." Democrats, who cast the 2006 midterm election as a referendum on Iraq, ended up taking control of both the House and the Senate.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In a speech delivered on the South Lawn of the White House on Wednesday morning, Pope Benedict XVI spoke positively of America's Founding Fathers and lauded the principles they embraced in creating the United States.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In a performance worthy of former Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Al-Sahhaf, also known as "Comical Ali," a spokesman for one of the remaining Sunni insurgency groups in Iraq told Al Jazeera last month that 44,000 U.S. troops had been killed in that country.That is about 11 times the actual number of U.S. casualties in Iraq, which hit 4,000 near the end of March, according to the Associated Press.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Non-profit law firms funded by the federal Legal Services Corporation invested tax dollars in booze, interest-free loans for employees, lobbying registration fees and $750,000 for an independent "information technology" contractor whose contract had been lost and whose address was identical to the law firm's address, says the Government Accountability Office.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican Rep. Bobby Jindal, a pro-life, pro-gun, anti-tax Rhodes scholar, won a landslide victory to become governor of Louisiana on Saturday. An Indian-American, he is the first person of color to be elected governor of Louisiana since Reconstruction."Today, we begin a new chapter in the history of Louisiana," Jindal said in his victory speech. He promised to root out "corruption" and "incompetence," and he said he'd be the kind of governor "who travels the state relentlessly" in an effort to turn things around.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Deficit spending and promised benefits for federal entitlement programs have put every man, woman, and child in the United States on the hook for $175,000, says a new report by David Walker, comptroller general of the United States.On Tuesday, Walker sent the results of his audit of the federal debt to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. The audit revealed that, as of Sept. 30, the last day of fiscal year 2007, the U.S. government owed $8.993 trillion.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Violence is declining in Iraq because Iraqis have grown tired of war, Army Maj. Gen. Mark Hertling told reporters Monday in a teleconference from Contingency Operating Base Speicher outside Tikrit, Iraq.The general, who commands Multinational Division North and the 1st Armored Division, also attributed the declining violence to the increased capabilities of Iraqi security forces and their effectiveness working in tandem with the U.S. military.