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

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.
November 30, 2018, 3:35 PM EST
A prototype section of border wall under construction along the U.S.-Mexico border in California, Oct. 5, 2017. (Getty Images/Sandy Huffaker)
November 28, 2018, 5:13 AM EST
The United States of America granted lawful permanent resident status to 1,127,167 immigrants in 2017, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Over the past 30 years, we have given 30,311,416 immigrants that status. They have come to this country — legally — from all over the Earth.
November 21, 2018, 8:43 AM EST
Charles Eliot, who served for decades as president of Harvard, hated football and led a crusade against it.
November 16, 2018, 12:39 PM EST
President Trump and Vice President Pence in Pensacola, Fla., Nov. 3, 2018. (Getty Images/Mark Wallheiser) (CNSNews.com) - The unemployment rate was at a record low in ten states in October, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
November 14, 2018, 5:24 PM EST
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November 14, 2018, 11:44 AM EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sept. 6, 2018. (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
November 14, 2018, 4:56 AM EST
80,913,887 children were born during the two-decade stretch from 1998 through 2017; 30,611,650 did not have a father who was married to their mother.
November 8, 2018, 3:59 PM EST
The Census Bureau has released new data that strengthens the case for calling the current generation of American children “The Welfare Generation.”
November 7, 2018, 8:45 AM EST
(Screen Capture) On Nov. 30, 2017, decision-makers at the National Institutes of Health made a profound error. They executed an option to extend for one year a federal contract that will pay the University of California, San Francisco $2,018,293 this year alone.
November 5, 2018, 10:29 PM EST
Former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama (Screen Capture)