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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June 10, 2019, 10:03 AM EDT
Former Obama official Patrick Gaspard in a panel discussion on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” blamed Central American migration on the “climate crisis.”
June 7, 2019, 2:38 PM EDT
An abortion survivor testified before Congress Tuesday about how she was born alive during a botched saline abortion and left to die before a nurse saved her and rushed her to the hospital.
June 7, 2019, 12:13 PM EDT
“Abortion extremists are giving us an unlikely gift,” Susan B. Anthony List President SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser told the audience at the group’s 2019 Campaign for Life Gala Wednesday night.
June 6, 2019, 3:12 PM EDT
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley used her speech at the Susan B. Anthony List’s 2019 Campaign for Life Gala Wednesday night to call out abortion extremists for supporting late-term abortions.
June 6, 2019, 11:04 AM EDT
A Guatemalan woman was found dead in the desert Monday after falling ill on the Barry M. Goldwater Firing Range and being left behind by a group of migrants she was traveling with in Yuma, Ariz., near the U.S.-Mexico border, CBP announced Wednesday.
June 3, 2019, 8:08 PM EDT
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that there’s only so much the government can do to protect people against an insane person intent on causing harm.
June 3, 2019, 10:47 AM EDT
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday he thinks it was a mistake for President Donald Trump to threaten to impose a five percent tariff on Mexican products, because it could affect future trade deals.
May 31, 2019, 12:09 PM EDT
Conservative talk show host and author Mark Levin, appearing on “Fox & Friends” Friday morning, called for Republicans to demand that Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify before Congress.
May 30, 2019, 9:44 PM EDT
President Donald Trump complained Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was “totally conflicted” and never should have been special counsel to investigate Russian collusion with the Trump campaign.
May 30, 2019, 12:45 PM EDT
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told graduates at Hunter College in New York City on Wednesday that when she thinks about the future, she wonders what to do “when people in positions of authority are not held accountable, when they defy requests from the Congress, when they spread misinformation online.”
May 30, 2019, 10:16 AM EDT
President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani disputed the notion Wednesday that a prosecutor exonerates people.Giuliani: Prosecutors Don’t Exonerate; If Not Enough Evidence to Bring a Charge, Case Is Over
May 29, 2019, 1:41 PM EDT
Democrats seized on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s statement Wednesday with one thing on their mind – impeachment.
May 29, 2019, 12:05 PM EDT
Because of the Justice Department’s “longstanding policy,” that it is unconstitutional for a president to be charged with a federal crime while in office, the special counsel’s office did not make a determination as to whether or not President Donald Trump committed a crime, Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday.
May 28, 2019, 2:13 PM EDT
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that if the illegal border crossings continue at this pace, there will be 800,000 illegals crossing the border in one year.
May 28, 2019, 11:36 AM EDT
House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) told ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” on Sunday that the text messages between former FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page talking about stopping President Donald Trump could amount to treason.
May 28, 2019, 10:09 AM EDT
Rep. Liz Cheney (D-Wyo.), chair of the Republican Conference, told ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” that the Pentagon’s proposal to send 1,500 U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran is “the right move.”
May 24, 2019, 4:02 PM EDT
President Donald Trump defended himself Friday from the accusations that he personally attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.),saying that Pelosi made “horrible statements” about him first that she knows are not true.
May 24, 2019, 1:28 PM EDT
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Thursday directing agencies to enforce a previously unenforced Clinton-era law that requires sponsors of immigrants to pay the government back for the welfare benefits those immigrants use.
May 23, 2019, 4:54 PM EDT
The number of illegal border crossers and migrants presenting themselves at ports of entry on the southwest border but deemed “inadmissible” reached 103,000 in March and 109,000 in April - “the highest monthly levels in more than a decade,” acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan told Congress Thursday.
May 23, 2019, 2:04 PM EDT
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan told Congress Thursday that while not every child in custody of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has access to a pediatrician, he has directed that all children in CBP custody to be screened by a “certified medical professional.”