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

July 24, 2017, 5:37 PM EDT
President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act.
July 21, 2017, 5:59 PM EDT
 (CNSNew.com) - In his new book, Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government, Sen.
July 21, 2017, 3:24 PM EDT
New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - At his first-ever press briefing, new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci disc
July 21, 2017, 11:06 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The real value added to the U.S economy by the mining, construction and manufacturing sectors boomed in the first quarter of 2017, while the real value added by the financial and insurance sector dropped,
July 19, 2017, 5:02 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Under current law--which, of course, includes Obamacare and its insurance-premium subsidies and expansion of Medicaid--total federal spending on major health-care programs will double federal spending on defense in fiscal 2019, according t
July 19, 2017, 4:26 AM EDT
Why should American taxpayers be forced to pay for the clinicians, staff, information technology, utilities, rent, community-level outreach and public education of an abortion provider?
July 17, 2017, 6:00 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The new plan to "repeal and replace" Obamacare that the Senate Republican leadership released last week would replace Obamacare’s requirement that individuals buy health insuranc
July 13, 2017, 6:04 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Real monthly federal spending topped $400 billion for the first time in June, when the Treasury spent a record $428,894,000,000, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
July 12, 2017, 4:10 PM EDT
CIA Director Mike Pompeo at the INSA dinner on July 11, 2017.
July 12, 2017, 4:42 AM EDT
Pope Benedict XVI understood this nation's vision.
July 10, 2017, 5:03 PM EDT
Sumter County Courthouse (Wikimedia Commons)(CNSNews.com) - When measured by median age, Sumter County, Fla., had the oldest population of any county in the country in 2016, according to data published by the U.S.
July 7, 2017, 2:28 PM EDT
Mark Levin(CNSNews.com) - Author and talk radio host Mark Levin said in an interview with CNSNews.com that America is “being defeated from within” by a “progressive” ideology that rejects the basic and inalterable principles of natural law and God-given rights upon which the United State
July 6, 2017, 3:51 PM EDT
Father Paul Scalia(CNSNews.com) - Father Paul Scalia, a priest in the Diocese of Arlington, Va., writes in a new book that faith and reason are not contradictory but complementary.He sees this point symbolized by the fact that both shepherds and magi arrived to greet the newborn Jesus Christ.
July 6, 2017, 12:53 PM EDT
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Both the Congressional Budget Office and the White House Office of Management and Budget project that federal spending will top $4 trillion for the first time in fiscal 2017, which began on Oct.
July 4, 2017, 9:13 AM EDT
John DickinsonJohn Dickinson was both passionate and polite — and served as a role model for political rhetoricians in an era long before the Age of Twitter.
June 29, 2017, 3:54 PM EDT
House Speaker Paul Ryan (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Unless current laws are changed, federal individual income tax collections will increase by 9.5 percent in fiscal 2018, which begins on Oct.
June 28, 2017, 3:17 PM EDT
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifying in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, June 14, 2017.
June 28, 2017, 4:27 AM EDT
Her logic: If a church school uses its playground to advance its religious mission, it is disqualified from competing in a government grant program that helps fund safer playing surfaces.