Susan brings to a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

My Articles

November 25, 2015, 12:04 PM EST
He spoke following a briefing by his national security team.
November 25, 2015, 10:21 AM EST
Long before the investigation was complete, President Obama called the head of Doctors Without Borders International to apologize for the U.S. military airstrike on the charity's field hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on Oct. 3 that killed 30 patients and medical staff.
November 25, 2015, 6:29 AM EST
"Maybe you can motivate people when you sound so discouraging. But it’s hard," Washington Post opinion writer Dana Milbank concluded.
November 24, 2015, 12:13 PM EST
The U.S. military conducted a second wave of attacks on (parked) ISIS oil tankers in Syria on Sunday, Nov. 22, but the attack fell short of its goal: "They ran out of ammunition."
November 24, 2015, 8:44 AM EST
Instead of voting to "encumber and bog down the refugee process," Republicans should go along with a Democrat demand to bar people on a secret government list from buying guns, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday.
November 24, 2015, 8:39 AM EST
Instead of voting to "encumber and bog down the refugee process," Republicans should go along with a Democrat demand to bar people on a secret government list from buying guns, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday.
November 23, 2015, 10:37 AM EST
Obama seems more comfortable battling his opposition than he does fighting ISIS, Rush Limbaugh told "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace.
November 23, 2015, 8:14 AM EST
Rep. David Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says the Obama White House denied having a "containment strategy" toward ISIS/ISIL -- but that was before President Obama told ABC News this month that "our goal has been first to contain -- and we have contained them."
November 23, 2015, 6:49 AM EST
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says President Obama has not done enough to achieve his stated goal of degrading and destroying the Islamic State terrorists. 
November 23, 2015, 6:13 AM EST
Giving Islamic State terrorists more credit than President Obama has done, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, described the group as "enormously strong" and "a quasi-state." 
November 23, 2015, 5:17 AM EST
President Obama says he doesn't know what the Pentagon inspector-general may discover about the truthfulness of the information relayed to him by U.S. Central Command, but, "as a consumer of this intelligence, it's not as if I've been receiving wonderfully rosy, glowing portraits of what's been happening in Iraq and Syria over the last year and a half."
November 20, 2015, 12:41 PM EST
"If I were a bad guy trying to get in, I might try a visa waiver program...and I might try just coming over as a student or as a tourist."
November 20, 2015, 7:15 AM EST
"[H]ave you noticed that the one time President Obama and Hillary Clinton were willing to use military force is when using it benefits radical Islamic terrorists?
November 19, 2015, 11:50 AM EST
"Look, I've been around here for a while. We always have riders on appropriations bills," House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told a news conference on Thursday. "We always have riders in omnibus appropriations." 
November 19, 2015, 7:15 AM EST
"The reason we're having this conversation about refugees, the reason we're having this conversation about ISIS is because we don't have a plan to defeat ISIS, is because the president and his foreign policy, particularly with respect to Iraq and Syria, is so abysmal, so lacking. It didn't contain ISIS and we don't have a strategy to defeat ISIS," House Speaker Paul Ryan said.
November 19, 2015, 6:08 AM EST
"Here at home, we have arrested more than 70 ISIS supporters over the last year. That's on average more than one per week, and the FBI says it has nearly 1,000 ISIS-related investigations in all 50 states. If this is not a war, then I don't know what is."
November 18, 2015, 10:52 AM EST
The message from House Democrats on Tuesday: Bring on the Syrian refugees, and grant legal status to millions of people who are in the country illegally.
November 18, 2015, 7:40 AM EST
She spoke on the same day that President Obama mocked Republicans for being afraid of "widows and orphans."
November 18, 2015, 6:34 AM EST
Attorney General Loretta Lynch spent more than three hours before Congress on Tuesday, avoiding direct answers to questions on difficult topics, including the possibility of transferring of Guantanamo Bay terrorists to U.S. prisons.
November 17, 2015, 11:23 AM EST
I think all options should be placed upon the table, and I think the commander in chief -- this is his duty and responsibility -- should come up with a plan that acutally accomplishes the goal of defeating ISIS."