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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March 5, 2019, 7:57 PM EST
Candace Owens, director of communications at Turning Point USA and founder of the Blexit movement encouraging blacks to exit the Democratic Party, said Friday that she doesn’t want a Green New Deal, she wants a Black New Deal.
March 5, 2019, 3:28 PM EST
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from the House Foreign Affairs Committee over her latest anti-Semitic remarks.
March 4, 2019, 3:26 PM EST
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who is running for president on a climate change platform, told ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” on Sunday that the way to convince voters that climate change should be a top priority is to frame it as a “character issue rather than just science.”
March 4, 2019, 2:54 PM EST
House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” that House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) is setting the framework for the Democrats not to believe the report by special counsel Robert Mueller.
March 4, 2019, 11:55 AM EST
The co-founder of the environmentalist group Greenpeace called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) a “pompous little twit” and criticized the Green New Deal as “completely crazy,” saying that if fossil fuels were banned, it would “bring about mass death.”
March 1, 2019, 5:41 PM EST
Vice President Mike Pence blasted Democrats who have embraced socialism, pointing out how unsuccessful it has been for Venezuela, and criticized the Democrats’ Green New Deal which is estimated to cost taxpayers as much as $93 trillion according a study co-authored by the Congressional Budget Office.
March 1, 2019, 1:57 PM EST
Vice President Mike Pence called out Democrats for embracing the “radical agenda of abortion on demand,” late-term abortion, and infanticide.
March 1, 2019, 1:21 PM EST
Vice President Mike Pence promised Friday that before the Trump administration is done, the entire wall along the southern border will be built, and he called out “Democrats and their allies in the media” for their opposition to the president’s efforts to secure the border, saying, “the only thing that’s manufactured is their outrage.”
February 28, 2019, 3:27 PM EST
Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said Thursday that late-term abortion bills which legalize infanticide that are being pushed by Democrats have actually led to an increase in the number of Democrats who identify as pro-life.
February 28, 2019, 10:32 AM EST
Former Deputy Assistant to President Donald Trump Sebastian Gorka, speaking at the CPAC conference in National Harbor, Md., on Thursday, said the Democrats’ Green New Deal is “a watermelon,” because it’s “green on the outside” and “deep, deep red communist on the inside.”
February 27, 2019, 2:59 PM EST
President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen told the House Oversight Committee Wednesday that the son of a Holocaust survivor, he shouldn’t have worked for Trump, whom he accused of being racist.
February 27, 2019, 11:36 AM EST
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, said Wednesday that the best witness Democrats could find to testify about President Donald Trump is his former attorney Michael Cohen – a “fraudster, cheat, convicted felon, and in two months a federal inmate.”
February 26, 2019, 7:23 PM EST
House Democrats’ rejection of a Republican proposal to add to gun control legislation a provision requiring that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) be notified when an illegal immigrant fails a background check when trying to get a gun is proof that the Democrats’ push for gun control “isn’t really about public safety, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said Tuesday.
February 26, 2019, 10:17 AM EST
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will soon be the star of her own comic book.
February 25, 2019, 7:47 PM EST
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration is “a clear usurpation of congressional authority,” and he predicts when it goes to the courts, the Democrats will have “a very strong case” that it was “an unconstitutional action.”
February 25, 2019, 6:48 PM EST
Democratic National Committee Chairman (DNC) Tom Perez told “Fox News Sunday” that the GOP calling the Democrats’ stance on issues socialism is something that they’ve done for years, calling it “one of the oldest tricks in the playbook.”
February 25, 2019, 1:09 PM EST
Washington state Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee rejected President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, telling CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that there is no national security emergency at the border, but there is one on climate change.
February 22, 2019, 3:39 PM EST
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans to sign a Democratic National Committee pledge that he will run for president as a Democrat in the 2020 elections and will serve as a Democrat if he’s elected, his senior campaign adviser Jeff Weaver told CNN.
February 22, 2019, 1:09 PM EST
The New Jersey Senate approved a bill Thursday that would exclude presidential candidates from the state’s 2020 ballot unless they release their tax returns, the New York Post reports.
February 22, 2019, 11:44 AM EST
In an interview Wednesday with the “Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) said President Donald Trump is wrong to think that Democrats love crime and hate the police.