Susan brings to CNSNews.com a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined CNSNews.com 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.

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June 23, 2017, 12:04 PM EDT
The magnificent building began life as an Orthodox Christian church in the 6th century; it was converted into a mosque in the mid-1400s; and it has been functioning as a museum since 1935, as Turkey’s leaders established a secular democracy.
June 23, 2017, 9:51 AM EDT
Paul said he would prefer to address medical costs.
June 23, 2017, 5:55 AM EDT
In a passionate exchange on the Senate floor Thursday, Republicans defended their health care plan while Democrats objected to both the plan and the secretive process of bringing it forward.
June 22, 2017, 8:14 AM EDT
He says his party’s “brand” has turned “toxic.”
June 22, 2017, 7:29 AM EDT
"Russia, for years, has conducted influence operations targeting our elections," an FBI agent told Congress on Wednesday. But what made 2016 different was the degree of interference, facilitated by the Internet, said Bill Priestap, the assistant director of the FBI's Counterintelligence Division.
June 22, 2017, 6:01 AM EDT
In the run-up to the 2016 election, the Russians probed online voter registration systems in 21 states, government officials told Congress on Wednesday. 
June 21, 2017, 9:25 AM EDT
“We're going to make every effort to pass a bill that dramatically changes the current health care law,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told a news conference on Tuesday.
June 21, 2017, 7:50 AM EDT
President Donald Trump had some advice for Democrats Wednesday, after they lost the special congressional election in Georgia and South Carolina on Tuesday:
June 21, 2017, 6:43 AM EDT
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko declared Tuesday “a very special day” for Ukraine-U.S. relations, and he expressed the belief that President Trump will bring peace to the Ukraine in the same way President Ronald Reagan ended the Cold War – without firing a single shot.
June 21, 2017, 5:34 AM EDT
Republican Karen Handel easily defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday's special election to replace Tom Price, who is now serving as Health and Human Services Secretary.
June 20, 2017, 11:30 AM EDT
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Tuesday on repealing the outdated 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force and passing one that applies to ISIS and is more closely tailored to the current war on terrorism.
June 20, 2017, 7:34 AM EDT
Fox News political analyst Charles Krauthammer says that within a year, ISIS will be defeated in both Mosul (Iraq) and Raqqah (Syria), and the “maneuvering” to fill the ISIS vacuum in Syria has already begun:
June 20, 2017, 6:31 AM EDT
"There's an ongoing effort, led by the State Department, to put together a -- a governance body, so that as soon as Raqqah is seized, there is effective local governance."
June 20, 2017, 5:33 AM EDT
Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at a National Press Club luncheon on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Photo by Marshall H.
June 19, 2017, 11:16 AM EDT
Democrats have invested a great deal of time, money and staff to flip the House seat that Republicans have held for the past 37 years. They'll find out if the strategy worked tomorrow.
June 19, 2017, 8:49 AM EDT
This is a difficult time for the U.S. military: Seven American sailors were killed on Friday and the commanding officer was seriously injured when a U.S. Navy destroyer inexplicably crashed into a huge container ship off the coast of Japan. And American soldiers are still coming under fire from the Afghan troops they’re supposed to be helping.
June 19, 2017, 7:03 AM EDT
Former House Speaker and Trump ally Newt Gingrich says he’s changed his mind about former FBI Director Robert Mueller being the right man to head an independent investigation into the Trump-Russia allegations.
June 19, 2017, 6:20 AM EDT
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House intelligence committee, said on Sunday he believes there is evidence of both collusion and obstruction involving Trump and Russia, “but I’m not prepared to say that there’s proof you could take to a jury.”
June 19, 2017, 5:42 AM EDT
"It is in the best interests of the president and the country to have a full investigation," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said on Sunday.
June 19, 2017, 5:16 AM EDT
Making the rounds of the Sunday talk shows, Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump’s legal team, tried to set the record straight: