Melanie has been with CNSNews.com 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 CNSNews.com, 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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January 25, 2019, 11:01 AM EST
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that border security without a wall is like flying in a plane with only one wing.
January 24, 2019, 6:57 PM EST
House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), joined by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) (Screenshot)
January 24, 2019, 5:20 PM EST
House Republican leaders said Thursday that only 13 Democrats joined with them in voting for legislation to pay all federal government workers - those working during the shutdown and those who are furloughed.
January 23, 2019, 3:34 PM EST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she will not allow President Donald Trump to deliver his state of the Union address from the House floor next week.
January 23, 2019, 11:06 AM EST
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill on Tuesday that legalizes late-term abortion timed to coincide with the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
January 22, 2019, 8:23 PM EST
Former Vice President Joe Biden used his Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech on Monday to accuse President Donald Trump of legitimizing hate, saying he never thought he’d “live to see again” a president making “a moral equivalence between those who are spreading the hate and those who are opposing it.”
January 22, 2019, 7:23 PM EST
During Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg asked why so many people admittedly made “snap judgment” about the Covington Kids, blaming them as the aggressors during a confrontation with a Native American “when different rallies converged in D.C. over the weekend.  
January 22, 2019, 11:56 AM EST
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) predicted Monday that the world will end in 12 years if something isn’t done about climate change.
January 21, 2019, 8:55 PM EST
Abby Johnson, founder and CEO of And Then There Were None, told pro-life activists at the 46th annual March for Life on Friday that her organization has converted almost 500 abortion workers to the pro-life cause.
January 21, 2019, 8:26 PM EST
Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, speaking to attendees at the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, said that God will remember the pro-life community as the “guardians of his most precious creations” - the unborn.
January 21, 2019, 4:05 PM EST
During a roundtable discussion on “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace asked whether the upcoming summit President Donald Trump is planning with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made sense given that Pyongyang not only still has not denuclearized, they’re producing more nuclear fuel and missiles.
January 21, 2019, 11:37 AM EST
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) told “Fox News Sunday” that “it’s a nonstarter” for President Donald Trump to “ask for a permanent wall” while offering Democrats “a temporary fix” for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and illegals whose temporary protected status (TPS) is about to expire.
January 18, 2019, 5:51 PM EST
Retired Ob-Gyn Dr. Kathi Aultman told pro-life attendees of the 46th annual March for Life on Friday what led her to change her views on abortion which led her to quit performing abortions and become pro-life.
January 18, 2019, 4:39 PM EST
Louisiana state Rep. Katrina Jackson (D) told attendees at the 46th annual March for Life on Friday that when people ask her why she, as a black female Democrat, is pro-life, she says it’s because she’s a Christian first.
January 18, 2019, 2:50 PM EST
President Donald Trump pledged Friday to veto any bill that comes across his desk “that weakens the protection of human life.”
January 18, 2019, 10:38 AM EST
On the same day that President Donald Trump cancelled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) seven-day trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan, he cancelled his upcoming trip to Davos, Switzerland to work on getting border security and ending the government shutdown.
January 17, 2019, 8:21 PM EST
Rep. TJ Cox (D-Calif.) introduces a bill requiring the Treasury to give federal workers zero interest loans of up to $6,000 during the government shutdown.
January 17, 2019, 1:10 PM EST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) won’t let congressional Democrats make a deal on the border wall, President Donald Trump said Thursday in a speech at the Pentagon to announce the results of the administration’s missile defense review.
January 17, 2019, 10:32 AM EST
Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) introduced a bill Wednesday to prevent the government from shutting down. He also introduced a separate bill two weeks ago to prevent Congress from getting paid during government shutdowns.
January 16, 2019, 8:35 PM EST
President Donald Trump signed into law Wednesday a bill that will ensure that government employees will be paid for wages lost during the government shutdown.