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

March 20, 2019, 4:35 AM EDT
Venture capitalist Andrew Yang is running for president as a Democrat. (Photo: Screen capture/Yang Campaign website) "I kind of miss the days of 3 major networks and a few news programs that said the same thing," he said.
March 13, 2019, 5:44 PM EDT
Acting Director of White House Office of Management and Budget Russell Vought (Getty Images/Alex Wong)
March 13, 2019, 4:54 AM EDT
America could learn this from a recently solved cold case in Sioux Falls: Never stop fighting to defend innocent life.
March 11, 2019, 3:57 PM EDT
The Iowa State Fair Parade begins in front of the Iowa state capitol, Aug. 11, 2011. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
March 8, 2019, 4:41 PM EST
U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch (Screen Capture)
March 8, 2019, 9:30 AM EST
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March 8, 2019, 8:59 AM EST
State Capital of Iowa (Getty Images/David Greedy) (CNSNews.com) - As the number of people employed in the United States climbed to a record 156,949,000, the number of people working for government in the country declined by 5,000, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
March 7, 2019, 3:54 PM EST
President Trump, Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence and Speaker Ryan celebrate passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Dec. 20, 2017. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
March 6, 2019, 5:37 AM EST
In 2017, she introduced the disingenuously named Do No Harm Act, which would, among other things, completely nullify any First Amendment protection for Christian business owners who do not want to be forced to act against their faith in providing abortion-inducing drugs and devices.
March 1, 2019, 5:16 PM EST
(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - The Department of Health and Human Services says it has granted a second 90-day extension to a contract it has with the University of California at San Francisco that requires UCSF to make “humanized mice.”
February 28, 2019, 12:13 PM EST
__caption__ (CNSNews.com) - The United States has gone a record 13 straight years without 3-percent growth in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to the 2018 estimate released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
February 27, 2019, 5:12 AM EST
This is not Obamacare. It is Warrencare.
February 25, 2019, 4:00 PM EST
An exterior wall at the Justice Department headquarters. (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
February 20, 2019, 4:57 PM EST
Meeting at White House, Jan. 23, 2017. (Getty Images/Ron Sachs-pool)
February 20, 2019, 4:36 AM EST
Cardinal Joseph Zen, an 87-year-old native of Shanghai who served as bishop of Hong Kong, now finds himself at odds with both the atheist government that controls China and the Vatican bureaucracy that controls the foreign relations of the Holy See.
February 18, 2019, 5:13 PM EST
Cardinal Joseph Zen receives the biretta cap from Pope Benedict XVI in Saint Peter's Square, March 24, 2006. (Getty Images/Franco Origlia)
February 18, 2019, 4:24 PM EST
Cardinal Joseph Zen (Screen Capture)
February 13, 2019, 4:31 PM EST
President Trump signs the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Dec.22, 2017. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
February 13, 2019, 4:45 AM EST
A 1973 book demonstrates that the approach to transportation embraced today by Ocasio-Cortez, and the approach to human life embraced by Virginia Gov. Northam, have long intellectual pedigrees on the American left.
February 6, 2019, 6:11 AM EST
In retrospect, it can now be seen that a defining moment for Barack Obama's legacy in American public life came on the Illinois Senate floor in March 2001.