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

February 25, 2015, 4:58 AM EST
In 2014 the lowest rates of homeownership in this once-pioneering nation were in the big-government states of New York (52.9 percent) and California (54.2 percent). Geographically, they bracket the nation. But do they represent our future or our past?
February 24, 2015, 10:50 AM EST
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February 17, 2015, 11:18 PM EST
If federal law enforcement officers apprehended a person who had been using a false Social Security Number, a federal prosecutor with a heavy caseload dominated by more serious crimes might decide not to indict the person. Whatever its merits, that would be an act of prosecutorial discretion.
February 11, 2015, 4:26 AM EST
President Barack Obama, who has acted unilaterally on everything from making war in Libya to granting work permits to illegal aliens in the United States, now wants a war authorization from Congress.
February 10, 2015, 11:42 AM EST
In response to a recommendation made by the Communist government of Cuba, the U.S. State Department is boasting in a report submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights on Friday that there were 46.5 million people on food stamps last year and that a quarter of all Americans received government “food assistance.”
February 9, 2015, 10:39 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - In a dissenting opinion joined by Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Clarence Thomas excoriated his fellow justices for refusing to temporarily stop enforcement of a feder
February 9, 2015, 5:31 PM EST
German Chancellor Merkel and President Obama at joint press conference on Feb. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 5, 2015, 7:11 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said today that she looks forward to Pope Francis's "call to live our values" when he speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24.
February 5, 2015, 12:41 PM EST
President Barack Obama, a year ago, at the 2014 National Prayer Breakfast. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
February 4, 2015, 4:57 AM EST
Total net government spending was $6,099,996,642,000 in fiscal 2012, which works out to about $38,806 for each of the 157,191,000 earners. That $38,806 in government spending per earner exceeded the $31,921 in median earnings.
February 3, 2015, 12:00 PM EST
President Barack Obama speaking about his budget proposal at the Department of Homeland Security on Feb, 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 31, 2015, 11:39 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama speaking at the Got Your 6 event for screenwriters in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo)
January 28, 2015, 11:46 PM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)
January 28, 2015, 4:50 AM EST
Politicians in both parties need to listen to the answer Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles gave to this question Saturday as he offered a requiem Mass for aborted babies.