Melanie has been with since November 2000 as an evening editor responsible for writing, editing and posting stories to the website. She was promoted to deputy managing editor in 2002, overseeing the radio production department in addition to her daily editing duties. Prior to working at, Melanie served as news director for WKYS-FM, one of Washington, D.C.’s top-rated radio stations. Mrs. Arter also worked as a traffic reporter for Shadow Broadcasting in the nation’s capital and prior to that, as a news anchor/reporter for WAMO-FM in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her television experience was obtained at several Washington, D.C. stations. She worked for America’s Most Wanted at Fox affiliate WTTG, the Creative Services Department of WUSA-TV and the Evening Exchange on WHUT-TV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in television production from Howard University.

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October 3, 2019, 12:22 PM EDT
China and Ukraine should investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, President Donald Trump said Thursday.
October 3, 2019, 11:21 AM EDT
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, told reporters on Capitol Hill Wednesday that if the White House attempts to stonewall the committee’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukraine inquiry like they did other committees in the past, it will be “considered further evidence of obstruction of justice,” which Schiff noted was an article of impeachment against former President Richard Nixon.
October 2, 2019, 5:14 PM EDT
A New York Times report revealed Wednesday that the whistleblower met with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s (D-Calif.) staff just days before the CIA officer filed a whistleblower complaint
October 2, 2019, 3:59 PM EDT
The impeachment inquiry regarding President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukraine is “a hoax,” the president said Wednesday during a joint press conference with Finland President Sauli Niinistö.  
October 1, 2019, 6:53 PM EDT
A Fairfax County, Va., police officer has been suspended for helping ICE take an illegal immigrant into custody for failure to appear for a deportation hearing in violation of the city’s sanctuary law.
October 1, 2019, 2:47 PM EDT
(Photo by Armend NIMANI / AFP/Getty Images) A high school French teacher in Virginia is suing the school board after they fired him for refusing to refer to a female student who identifies as a male as “he.”
October 1, 2019, 12:53 PM EDT
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN’s “New Day” on Tuesday that President Donald Trump committed “the greatest crime a president has committed” in the congressman’s lifetime.
September 30, 2019, 7:30 PM EDT
Former Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert told ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” on Sunday that when he worked for the Trump administration, he told President Donald Trump that the theory that Ukraine, not Russia, hacked the DNC server or Hillary Clinton’s emails has been “completely debunked.”
September 30, 2019, 5:42 PM EDT
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday that Trump administration should put everything in the classified server, because there are so many leaks.
September 30, 2019, 12:53 PM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday he urged House Democrats to vote on opening up an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, instead of just talking about impeaching the president.
September 27, 2019, 4:42 PM EDT
(Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images) ( - President Donald Trump is calling on Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, to resign and for him to be investigated.
September 27, 2019, 11:46 AM EDT
Acting ICE Director Matt Albence urged people living in sanctuary cities to challenge their lawmakers as to why they won’t cooperate with ICE.
September 26, 2019, 6:12 PM EDT
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made more than 105,000 criminal arrests last year and removed more than 145,000 criminal aliens, “to include the arrests of nearly 10,000 gang members and the removal of another 6,000,” acting ICE Director Matt Albence said Thursday.
September 25, 2019, 9:37 PM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Wednesday that President Donald Trump did not suggest that he would withhold foreign aid from Ukraine unless it investigated former Vice President Joe Biden.
September 25, 2019, 2:49 PM EDT
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that it’s “shocked” by the memorandum of President Donald Trump’s phone with Ukraine and the DOJ’s legal opinion drafted to prevent the whistleblower complaint from coming to his committee.
September 25, 2019, 11:22 AM EDT
The White House on Wednesday released a memorandum of President Donald Trump’s July 25th phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.
September 24, 2019, 9:35 PM EDT
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden called on President Donald Trump to comply with congressional requests for information about the president’s phone call with Ukraine, and if he doesn’t Congress should initiate impeachment.
September 24, 2019, 3:00 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will release a “fully declassified, unredacted transcript” of his conversation with Ukraine President Zelensky.
September 24, 2019, 1:08 PM EDT
In a speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, President Donald Trump defended America’s right to enforce its borders and warned those advocating for open borders that their policies are “cruel and evil” and are “empowering criminal organizations.”
September 23, 2019, 7:58 PM EDT
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that part of the challenge in trying to pass his gun measure is mischaracterization, and President Donald Trump can cut through that.