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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Obama's Campaign Promise to Russia Feb 21, 2018

It happened in the midst of America's 2012 election year. Then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was elected president of Russia for the third time that March. When he was inaugurated that May, he would replace his protege, then-Russian President Dmitry ... Read More

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Trump's Budget Never Balances Feb 14, 2018

Can you tell which party made the following budget proposals? The first one said: "The budget proposes to eliminate federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting," it said. "Services such as PBS and NPR, which receive funding from the C... Read More

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The Syringe Bowl: Philly vs. San Francisco Feb 07, 2018

Philadelphia has just had a great week with the Eagles winning the Super Bowl. But now some city leaders are focused on a radically different competition. Call it the Syringe Bowl. It pits Philadelphia against San Francisco, and perhaps one or two ... Read More