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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February 13, 2017, 6:57 AM EST
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb switched to the Democrat party in 2006, but on Sunday, the former Republican made it clear that he’s not happy with the far-left direction in which the Democrats are moving:
February 13, 2017, 6:11 AM EST
"Right now, as a result of the president's order, greatly expanded and more vigorous immigration enforcement activities are taking place," Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox News Sunday." "It is true that operation cross-check is something that happens every year. But this year, we've taken new and greater steps to remove criminal aliens from our communities."
February 13, 2017, 5:37 AM EST
Making the rounds of the Sunday newsmaker shows, Stephen Miller, a White House Senior Policy Adviser, said President Trump's authority to suspend the entry of aliens into this country is "beyond question," both in law and according to the Constitution.
February 13, 2017, 4:47 AM EST
Speaking about President Trump's contested executive action on immigration, "I think he ought to throw it in the trash," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday.
February 10, 2017, 11:08 AM EST
"She wanted to be here," Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Democrat Caucus, told a news conference at his party's retreat in Baltimore on Friday.
February 10, 2017, 8:25 AM EST
In fact, at the request of the Oversight Committee, this crisis has been referred to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics for review and, if warranted, a recommendation for disciplinary action.
February 10, 2017, 6:54 AM EST
Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, told Congress that Russia's interference in Afghanistan began in 2016 and is progressing.
February 10, 2017, 5:20 AM EST
Schumer said Democrats hope they can force the withdrawal of Puzder's nomination, but even if they can't, it's all about laying the groundwork to stymie the Trump administration:
February 9, 2017, 11:19 AM EST
Is the United States winning or losing in Afghanistan? Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked the commander of U.S. forces in that country.
February 9, 2017, 9:35 AM EST
Thanking the colleagues who supported him "during this difficult time," Sen. Jeff Sessions told the Senate Wednesday night that he fully understands the "august responsibilities" he is assuming as the nation's attorney general.
February 9, 2017, 7:34 AM EST
"It's fair to say" that the Syrian regime and Russia are now attacking Islamic State terrorists in Syria, but a military spokesman refused to describe Syrian/Russian troops as an asset in the fight against ISIS.
February 9, 2017, 6:21 AM EST
Too often, conservatives "are found guilty until proven innocent on issues of race, issues of fairness," Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said in a moving speech on the Senate floor Wednesday.
February 9, 2017, 5:36 AM EST
Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) (AP File Photo)(CNSNews.com) - “Love trumps hate,” as some liberals like to say.
February 8, 2017, 11:38 AM EST
Trump said the language at the heart of the case is so simple and beautifully written, even “a bad high school student” would understand it.
February 8, 2017, 8:32 AM EST
In fact, Warren read King's very long letter in its entirety on the Senate floor, and she had moved on to other complaints when she was finally interrupted by McConnell and asked to take her seat.
February 8, 2017, 5:47 AM EST
Several lawmakers pressed Homeland Security Secretary Gen. Jack Kelly about Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, asking him why it was left out of President Trump's executive order on immigration, when 15 of the 19 terrorists involved in the 9/11 attacks came from Saudi Arabia.
February 8, 2017, 4:56 AM EST
Following his meeting with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) described him as “a very smart, polite and capable man who loves being a judge.”  But Schumer indicated he won’t vote to confirm him:
February 7, 2017, 12:25 PM EST
I have a lot of experience with drugs, not taking them of course, but interdicting them," Homeland Security Secretary Gen. Jack Kelly told Congress on Tuesday. "If the drugs are in the United States, we've lost."
February 7, 2017, 11:49 AM EST
"There are thousands of fighters who are available and have -- we have pretty good confidence -- have the kind of papers that could get them passed into Western Europe, and certainly, by extension, into the United States," Homeland Security Secretary Gen. Jack Kelly told Congress on Tuesday.
February 7, 2017, 11:01 AM EST
The abrupt and rocky rollout of President Trump's executive order temporarily suspending immigration from seven terror-prone countries "is all on me," Homeland Security Secretary Jack Kelly told a congressional hearing on Tuesday.