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 11, 2019, 10:49 AM EDT
Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, who is also running for president, told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that he supports reparations for the descendants of slaves, because the Constitution allows people to be compensated when the government takes their property, so African-Americans should be compensated for being considered property.
March 8, 2019, 9:34 PM EST
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Friday that the Democratic leadership has been overtaken by the socialist wing of the party, and he said their handling of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minn.) remarks is evidence of this.
March 8, 2019, 1:18 PM EST
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), who serves as GOP conference chair, called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for calling out Republicans who voted against a resolution condemning bigotry.
March 8, 2019, 1:04 PM EST
White House Communications Director Bill Shine offered his resignation Friday to spend more time with his family and focus on the president’s re-election campaign.
March 8, 2019, 11:22 AM EST
President Donald Trump said Friday that the Democrats have become an anti-Israel party, and he called it “disgraceful” that the House has approved a congressional resolution that condemns anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, and “bigotry against minorities” - but does not specifically call out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for her anti-Semitic remarks.
March 7, 2019, 4:20 PM EST
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seized enough fentanyl last year to kill every American citizen twice over.
March 6, 2019, 7:25 PM EST
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration’s enforcement of U.S. immigration law by pointing out that illegal immigrants were detained without their children the same way that the past three administrations handled it, because in the U.S. children aren’t sent to jail with their parents.
March 6, 2019, 3:01 PM EST
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday that the three Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador that make up the Northern Triangle want illegal immigrant children in the U.S. to be returned to their home countries.
March 6, 2019, 11:35 AM EST
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday that the current trend of illegal immigration is on track for a million illegals to enter the United States this year.
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.