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

June 8, 2015, 5:59 AM EDT
The massive intrusion into the federal government's personnel files "was an attack by China against the United States government," Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), cahirman of the House Homeland Security Committee told CBS's "Face the Nation on Sunday."
June 5, 2015, 8:18 AM EDT
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for "universal, automatic voter registration" enabled by "technology."
June 5, 2015, 6:35 AM EDT
"If I'm elected in November 2016, I hope to lead the effort to...preserve and strengthen Social Security and Medicare for decades going forward," Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told Fox News's Neil Cavuto on Thursday.
June 4, 2015, 8:27 AM EDT
Lincoln Chafee -- a liberal Republican-turned-Independent is running as a Democrat for president of the United States on a platform that includes America's conversion to the metric system.
June 4, 2015, 7:04 AM EDT
It's come to this: On Monday, June 1, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a guide telling employers which restrooms their workers may use.  Basically, it's up to them.
June 3, 2015, 7:32 AM EDT
"We're certainly not going to coordinate with a brutal dictator who's massacred so many of his own citizens," U.S. State Department spokesman Marie Harf told reporters on Tuesday. "That's just an absurd proposition. That's certainly not going to happen."
June 2, 2015, 11:35 AM EDT
Religious leaders and conservative activists have launched a campaign to stop production of "The Real O'Neals," a sitcom due out this fall, based on the life of syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage, whom the campaign describes an an anti-Christian bigot and bully.
June 2, 2015, 7:11 AM EDT
People don't remember, when I came into office, the United States in world opinion ranked below China and just barely above Russia," President Obama told a gathering of young Southeast Asian leaders on Monday. "But today, once again, the United States is the most respected country on earth, and part of that I think is because of the work that we did to reengage the world and say that we want to work with you as partners, with mutual interest and mutual respect."
June 1, 2015, 12:19 PM EDT
Jeb Bush, who appears to be running for the Republican presidential nomination, says he would considering pushing back the Social Security retirement age by as many as five years and scaling back benefits for Americans who paid into the system but who also have accumulated wealth.
June 1, 2015, 7:28 AM EDT
In attempting to revise the USA Patriot Act, the Senate "is trying to balance" its national security responsibility with the Fourth Amendment and privacy rights, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) told CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. 
June 1, 2015, 6:32 AM EDT
Chuck Todd, host of NBC's "Meet the Press," pondered on Sunday whether Vermont socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders "could become Hillary Clinton's most dangerous political opponent" in the race for president because Sanders "can puncture (Hillary) Clinton's aura of inevitability simply by beating expectations."
June 1, 2015, 5:53 AM EDT
"[M]ost Americans expect the government to protect them," and the USA Patriot Act -- including a provision that allows bulk collection of Americans' telephone records by the federal government -- is an important way of doing that, CIA Director John Brennan told CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday. Brennan spoke before the law expired at midnght on Sunday.
May 29, 2015, 10:13 AM EDT
Rick Santorum, running once again for the Republican presidential nomination, says the Obama administration is fighting a "politically correct war" in Iraq and Syria.
May 28, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT
"And I do know what to do, and I would know how to bring ISIS to the table or, beyond that, defeat ISIS very quickly. And I'm not going to tell what you it is tonight."
May 28, 2015, 6:32 AM EDT
Equal pay for women? "Of course I support equal pay for equal work," Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina said on Wednesday.
May 28, 2015, 5:53 AM EDT
"And I will say that there does seem to be a pattern. Democratic presidents -- and there's two in particular I'm thinking about -- over the last 35 years seem to inherit a mess of problems. Have you noticed that? "So then they have to dig us out of the ditches they find themselves in and put us back on the right track. And of course, I'm talking about Bill Clinton and Barack Obama."
May 27, 2015, 6:56 AM EDT
The Obama Justice Department intends to "transform" the Cleveland police department "into a model of community-oriented policing," by restricting officers' use of force to subdue suspects. The consent decree announced on Tuesday requires Cleveland police to use "de-escalation techniques" instead of force "whenever possible and appropriate."
May 26, 2015, 7:07 AM EDT
"I should be here today," Mrs. Obama said in her opening remarks. "Oberlin is likely the only college in America that I could have attended nearly two centuries ago, and I am honored to be part of the extraordinary legacy of this great institution."
May 25, 2015, 10:38 AM EDT
"It seems to me since then, and I think it's a very sad thing, you have the military community here and you have the civilian community here. And I know people now who -- some of whom that probably don't know a single person in the U.S. military. And I think that is very bad thing."
May 22, 2015, 6:22 AM EDT
Among the papers found in Osama bin Laden's compound is a 15-page document that urges bomb-makers to join al Qaeda to kill "drunkard, sinful" American voters who permit "alien satanic practices" such as same-sex marriage and abortion.