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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House Democrats Don't Want to Know the Truth Dec 11, 2019

In April 2014, then-President Barack Obama signed a law authorizing loan guarantees for Ukraine. That same month, then-Vice President Joe Biden went to Ukraine and made these points: The Obama administration was going to guarantee $1 billion in loans... Read More

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Pelosi Promotes Good Stewardship of God's Creation (and Abortion) Dec 04, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued three public statements on Monday while attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Spain. The first and third profoundly contradicted the second — in a way that can never be reconciled. First, Pe... Read More

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The British Effort to Kill American Football Nov 27, 2019

"That the conduct of England with regard to America has been altogether unjustifiable." This was the resolution the Debating Society at Marlborough College — the British prep school later attended by the current Duchess of Cambridge — too... Read More

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It's Only Another $174,000 in Federal Spending Nov 20, 2019

If you read the text of the continuing resolution the House passed Tuesday to fund the federal government for a month, you will find an interesting passage on page 4. "Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act," it says, "there is hereby approp... Read More