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

May 5, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT
Franklin Graham, son of the Rev. Billy Graham, speaking at a 2009 military event. (AP photo)
April 30, 2010, 4:46 PM EDT
Seal of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
April 26, 2010, 2:05 PM EDT
Franklin Graham, son of the Rev. Billy Graham, speaking at a 2009 military event. (AP photo)
April 22, 2010, 6:27 PM EDT
Janet Murguia, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, said that universal health care should be available to all people in the United States, including those who are in the country illegally. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)
April 21, 2010, 8:07 PM EDT
Rhiannon O’Donnabhain, a man who sued to have taxpayers cover sex-reassignment surgery to become a female. (AP photo)
April 4, 2010, 5:18 PM EDT
Jamie Paulin Ramirez, who surrendered to authorities in Philadelphia last Friday. (AP photo)
March 29, 2010, 2:52 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – Flouting Senate Republicans, President Obama used his constitutional authority to make recess appointments on Saurday and placed two Democratic nominees -- union lawyer Craig Becker and labor attorney Mark Pearce -- on the National Labor Relations Board.  
March 23, 2010, 6:45 PM EDT
Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas). (AP photo)
March 17, 2010, 11:02 AM EDT
Author and conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin pointed to the U.S. Capitol and told the crowd at the Nov. 5, 2009 House Call rally it belongs to them. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)
March 9, 2010, 5:54 PM EST
In this Feb. 2, 2010, file photo Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, seen with Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, testifies about the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
February 26, 2010, 6:22 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - Conservative leaders and members of Congress largely expressed outrage Friday that the Air Force had blacklisted Family Research Council President Tony Perkins from speaking at Andrews Air Force Base because of his p
February 24, 2010, 1:05 PM EST
President Barack Obama speaks to members of the National Governors Association on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 22, 2010, 3:58 PM EST
Cover of the report, "The Shaping of the American Mind." (Photo courtesy of ISI)
February 2, 2010, 6:25 PM EST
Posters for the Purity Ball are displayed on a table at the Seventh-day Adventist Madison church in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. The dance features a vow to abstain from sex until marriage and offer tips on "appropriate" touching between the sexes. (AP Photo/Josh Anderson)
January 31, 2010, 9:19 PM EST
Michael Moore, center, director/writer/producer/star of the film "Capitalism: A Love Story," poses with actresses Winona Ryder, left, and Thora Birch at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sept. 15, 2009. (AP photo)