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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January 11, 2017, 5:34 AM EST
"A physical barrier in and of itself will not do the job," Retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the Homeland Security Secretary nominee, told Congress on Tuesday.
January 10, 2017, 12:13 PM EST
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said he believes President Obama's executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional "for a number of reasons."
January 10, 2017, 11:09 AM EST
"Hopefully, that attorney general would have the confidence of the president and avoid a situation that would be unacceptable," Sessions responded.
January 10, 2017, 10:21 AM EST
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice "strongly endorses" the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to serve as U.S. attorney general, Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said at Tuesday's confirmation hearing.
January 10, 2017, 7:05 AM EST
Songbird Barbra Streisand told MSNBC's Chris Matthews she was having her teeth cleaned as he interviewed her by phone on Monday, but she wanted to applaud fellow actress Meryl Streep for slamming Donald Trump at the Golden Globes awards ceremony on Sunday.
January 10, 2017, 5:51 AM EST
President Barack Obama is "proud of his record" in standing up for LGBT rights, but there are no plans at the moment for him to apologize for previous presidents who viewed homosexuality as abnormal or perverted, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday.
January 9, 2017, 8:33 AM EST
"I am absolutely convinced that race relations on the whole are actually better now than they were 20 years (ago)," Obama said, as ABC's George Stephanopoulos interrupted him:
January 9, 2017, 7:56 AM EST
"You know, I don't think I underestimated him, but I think that I underestimated the degree to which, in this new information age, it is possible for misinformation, for cyber-hacking and so forth, to have an impact on our open societies, our open systems, to insinuate themselves into our democratic practices in ways that I think are accelerating."
January 9, 2017, 6:56 AM EST
Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House intelligence committee, said he has no doubt that Russia tried to interfere in the U.S. election, but that's nothing new, he said -- "this has been going on for a long time."
January 9, 2017, 5:58 AM EST
"I don't think it is all that unusual for a new president to want to get along with the Russians," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday.
January 9, 2017, 5:16 AM EST
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says there will be no slowdown, as far as he knows, in the process to confirm Donald Trump's cabinet nominees.
January 6, 2017, 8:49 AM EST
The government collects payroll taxes from Americans who work, and some of that money is spent on government programs that support people who do not work.
January 6, 2017, 7:03 AM EST
The violence-plagued City of Chicago is "close" to the Obamas' hearts, and it "will get a lot of their attention beginning in 2017," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Thursday.
January 5, 2017, 12:10 PM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), known for his blunt questioning of witnesses who come before the Armed Services Committee, said on Thursday that he's "ready to throw a rock" at Russia.
January 5, 2017, 11:15 AM EST
The Democrats' effort to save Obamacare apparently includes knocking out one of its most influential critics.
January 5, 2017, 7:32 AM EST
One day after tweeting that "Dems own the failed ObamaCare disaster," President-elect Donald Trump is now urging the two parties to come together to fix it.
January 5, 2017, 7:00 AM EST
Republicans soon will control all three branches of the federal government, but Democrats have the advantage because they are unified and Republicans are not.
January 5, 2017, 5:38 AM EST
"There comes a time in life when everybody has to serve their country," personal finance expert Suze Orman told a news conference at the Pentagon Wednesday, after Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy announced a formal partnership with Orman to help soldiers get their "fiscal house in order."
January 4, 2017, 11:47 AM EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says Congressional Republicans are working with President-elect Trump "to get right down to business," and that includes relief for Americans struggling under Obamacare.
January 4, 2017, 11:26 AM EST
"We're going to be in the promise-keeping business," Vice President-elect Mike Pence told a news conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday.