Pete Winn joined CNSNews.com in October of 2007 as a staff writer/investigative reporter. For nearly 20 years, he has reported on key legal, cultural, political, scientific and religious topics at the national level for online, magazine, radio/TV and print publications. His work has been quoted by, or appeared in, The Washington Times, ABC News, AP, UPI, MSNBC and The New York Times, as well as in local newspapers and on radio stations around the country. Prior to joining CNSNews.com, Pete was the associate editor and co-creator of CitizenLink, a daily public-policy and government-issues e-newsletter/Web site produced by the Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family. For seven years, he served as head writer and substitute host for Family News in Focus, an internationally syndicated radio news-and-issues program heard on more than 1,400 stations in the U.S. and Canada. With experience as a radio news director in both commercial and public radio, Pete is a former voting member of the Radio-Television News Directors Association of America (RTNDA). He also served as an editor for Politico: a Journal of Contemporary Concerns. He holds a B.A. degree in Politics & Government and Philosophy from Ripon College, Ripon, Wis.

My Articles

July 27, 2010, 9:11 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday would not rule out raising the retirement age to try to solve the $53 trillion in unfunded liabilities the federal government faces in Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid a
July 15, 2010, 3:31 PM EDT
Same-sex couples coming from D.C. Court of Appeals on July 15, 2010. (AP photo)
July 14, 2010, 2:09 AM EDT
U2 singer Bono, who was at the center of FCC enforcement of indecency standards after uttering the "F"-word during a 2003 awards ceremony. (AP photo)
July 8, 2010, 12:19 PM EDT
Sand blows across a dam on a beach as the outer edges of a storm approach the Louisiana coast in Grand Isle, La., on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 24, 2010, 6:22 PM EDT
Rabbi Yehuda Levin, spokesman for the Rabbinical Alliance of America. (Photo courtesy of the Alliance)
June 23, 2010, 3:19 PM EDT
Timur Nersesov enjoys a plate of hummus, an Orange Crush and a hookah filled with rose and mint tobacco at Arabica Bistro in Dearborn, Mich., Friday, April 9, 2010.. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Photo: Carlos Osorio
June 16, 2010, 2:00 AM EDT
Columnist and analyst Michael Barone. (Photo courtesy of Fox News Channel)
June 9, 2010, 4:47 PM EDT
In this Sept. 30, 2009 file photo, the Empire State Building is lit in red and yellow in honor of communist China's 60th anniversary. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 7, 2010, 5:36 PM EDT
Photo of Jones Outdoor Advertising billboard near Linden, Ariz. (Photo CNSNews.com/unknown)
June 3, 2010, 3:20 PM EDT
Comedy Central's "South Park" (Courtesy of Comedy Central)
May 27, 2010, 11:03 AM EDT
Supreme Court nominee Solicitor General Elena Kagan meets and greets senators on Thursday, May 13, 2010.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 25, 2010, 1:36 AM EDT
Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), chairman of the committee, asked Napolitano about her involvement in the decision to try 9/11 suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York City. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)
May 18, 2010, 12:49 PM EDT
Michael H. Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, speaks about Iran’s human rights record at the U.N. Human Rights Council gathering in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Salvatore Di Nolfi)
May 17, 2010, 4:18 PM EDT
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano
May 12, 2010, 10:19 PM EDT
President Barack Obama gives Solicitor General Elena Kagan a kiss after announcing he has nominated her to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, May 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 11, 2010, 2:29 PM EDT
Elena Kagan, at the Daily Princetonian student newspaper. (Photo courtesy of the Daily Princetonian and Princeton University Archives.)
May 7, 2010, 1:54 PM EDT
(Photo Courtesy of the National Day of Prayer Task Force)
May 7, 2010, 12:03 PM EDT
Judge Merrick Garland, possible Supreme Court nominee. (AP photo)