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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July 22, 2016, 10:34 AM EDT
Unemployment rates were "significantly higher" last month in six states, lower in one state, and stable in 43 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
July 22, 2016, 10:13 AM EDT
Hailing Donald Trump as a citizen first and a politician second, Jerry Falwell, Jr. told the Republican National Convention that Trump will stand up for the free speech rights of conservative universities and churches.
July 22, 2016, 8:36 AM EDT
Republican Donald Trump used the phrase "law and order" four times in his hour-plus speech Thursday night, beginning with his fourth sentence:
July 22, 2016, 7:59 AM EDT
Introducing her father at the Republican National Convention Thursday night, Ivanka Trump made a pitch specifically to her generation:
July 22, 2016, 5:50 AM EDT
Speaking to reporters in Washington after a day of meetings with the foreign and defense ministers of the "counter-Daesh coalition," Secretary of State John Kerry said there is "extraordinary breadth of agreement about the strategy...and the direction ahead."
July 22, 2016, 5:13 AM EDT
"Muslim-Americans are as patriotic, as integrated, as American as any other members of the American family," President Obama told a Muslim gathering at the White House on Thursday.
July 21, 2016, 10:09 AM EDT
Cruz on Thursday once again passed up a chance to endorse Trump. He said he won't be a "servile puppy dog" for anyone who attacked his wife and father.
July 21, 2016, 9:05 AM EDT
A black pastor who says he met Donald Trump "several years ago" gave a tribute Wednesday night to a man "who still feels a void that he believes can only be filled by service to his country and service to his fellow Americans."
July 21, 2016, 6:46 AM EDT
"You know, the choice couldn’t be more clear. Americans can elect someone who literally personifies the failed establishment in Washington, D.C., or we can choose a leader who will fight every day to make America great again."
July 21, 2016, 5:48 AM EDT
Although "Ted Cruz booed off the stage" was the dominant Thursday-morning headline, his powerful speech Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention was cheered until the very end, when it became clear he would not specifically endorse Donald Trump.
July 20, 2016, 8:56 AM EDT
"A Hillary Clinton Supreme Court means your right to own a firearm is gone," Chris Cox, head of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, told the Republican National Convention Tuesday night.
July 20, 2016, 7:57 AM EDT
Cries of "guilty" and "lock her up" filled the Republican National Convention hall Tuesday night as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie laid out an "indictment" of Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State. 
July 20, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT
Donald Trump Junior, describing himself as "the son of a great man," urged the nation not to underestimate his father -- "a man who has a track record of accomplishing the impossible."
July 20, 2016, 6:09 AM EDT
“If we continue to allow them to take God out of our lives, God will remove himself from us, we will not be blessed, and our nation will go down the tubes,” he said near the end of his 8-minute speech. 
July 19, 2016, 9:59 AM EDT
He blasted the Democrat Party as the "party of handouts," and he offered his own prescription for healing a country that he said is "more racially divided today" than before Barrack Obama ran for president:
July 19, 2016, 8:11 AM EDT
Marcus Luttrell, a retired and highly decorated U.S. Navy Seal, told the Republican National Convention Monday night that young people don't have to go looking for the next war, because it's already here.
July 19, 2016, 6:33 AM EDT
The drama exploded shortly after Mrs. Trump left the stage, as accusations of plagiarism swirled around two passages in her speech, copied almost word for word from a speech delivered to the Democratic National Convention in 2008 by Michelle Obama.
July 19, 2016, 5:31 AM EDT
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/J.
July 18, 2016, 9:20 AM EDT
It didn't take the White House long to respond to a July 6 petition asking the Obama administration to "formally recognize Black Lives Matter as a terrorist organization.
July 18, 2016, 6:10 AM EDT
"Military operations require secrecy," former CIA Director James Woolsey told Fox News in a recent interview. He criticized the Obama administration for telling the world -- and Islamic jihadists -- what it plans to do.