About Terence P. Jeffrey

Terence P. Jeffrey

Terence P. Jeffrey

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 11 children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelor’s 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 Master 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 nominated him for the Pulitzer Prize for his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan’s first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-94, 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 and is a regular guest on CNN’s Situation Room. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside of Washington, D.C.

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Per Capita Federal Spending Up Sevenfold Since 1941 Oct 18, 2017

Real per capita federal spending has increased more than sevenfold since fiscal 1941, which concluded on June 30 of that year — or about five months before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. In fiscal 1941, real per capita federal spending was a... Read More

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New Regulations Maintain Obama's Abortion-Inducing Drug Mandate Oct 11, 2017

Question: Do the new conscience-protection regulations the administration released last week maintain or rescind President Barack Obama's regulatory mandate that health insurance plans provide co-pay-free coverage for sterilizations and all Food and ... Read More

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A Fog Lifts at the Air Force Academy Oct 04, 2017

The football stadium was the only feature of the Air Force Academy visible from the highway that day. Everything else was obscured by a dense, low-lying fog. "Can I see your license?" the guard asked at the gate. "Yes." "Do you have any firearms in t... Read More