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

September 4, 2015, 8:54 AM EDT
A record 94,031,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month -- 261,000 more than last month -- and the labor force participation rate stayed stuck at 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, for a third straight month in August, the Labor Department reported on Friday, as the nation heads into the Labor Day weekend.
September 4, 2015, 5:01 AM EDT
"For the first time we're seeing a Christian woman thrown in jail for standing up for her faith," Sen. Ted Cruz said. "I'll tell you. I stand with Kim Davis, unequivocally. I stand with her and anyone else that the government is trying to persecute for standing up for their faith."
September 3, 2015, 8:29 AM EDT
The Supreme Court can interpret law, but "you have to have enabling legislation," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday.
September 3, 2015, 7:17 AM EDT
If Iran ignores the nuclear agreement and develops a bomb, there is no military option on the table to stop it, Sen. Ted Cruz told Fox News's Neil Cavuto on Wednesday.
September 3, 2015, 7:13 AM EDT
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said he finally agreed to support President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran because  -- after six weeks of intensive review -- "it is the best option available to us at this time."
September 2, 2015, 11:12 AM EDT
Two little girls, ages 7 and 4, called 911 last week, to report that they were stranded and lost in the desert near Tucson, Arizona.
September 2, 2015, 6:43 AM EDT
The New York-based international advocacy group is urging the California Legislature to pass two bill that would give "immigrants" -- both legal and illegal -- the same opportunity as U.S. citizens to enter treatment programs -- and keep their records clean -- the first time they are charged with drug possession.
September 1, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton suggested that Mexico was hypocritical in criticizing the State of Arizona for cracking down on illegal immigrants when Mexico does the same thing.
September 1, 2015, 7:26 AM EDT
Gov. John Kasich (R) says his immigration plan includes a wall, a guest worker program, and a pathway to citizenship for the millions of "law-abiding" people who are in the country illegally:
August 31, 2015, 8:38 AM EDT
"She's a disgrace for saying that, for comparing Republicans to terrorist groups -- don't let her go on that, Chris, that's awful. That's a disgrace. It is a disgrace," N.J. Gov. Chris Christie told "Fox News Sunday."
August 31, 2015, 7:52 AM EDT
Hillary Clinton's comment comparing Republicans to terrorists was scripted and intentional -- "and this is what makes it so remarkable," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told Fox News's Tucker Carlson Friday night.
August 31, 2015, 7:39 AM EDT
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he agrees that people are not packages, but he stands by his statement that FedEx could help the federal government better use technology to track people who are in the country illegally.
August 31, 2015, 6:05 AM EDT
Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont socialist, says he knows exactly what the middle class wants:
August 31, 2015, 5:09 AM EDT
What does it take to appeal to black voters? Melissa Harris-Perry, host of "The Melissa Harris-Perry Show" on MSNBC, took a crack at that question on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd on Sunday.
August 28, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT
Congress won't raise the minimum wage, but the unelected National Labor Relations Board has found a way to potentially unionize millions of "non-standard" employees -- those temporary or contract workers who supply labor to bigger companies.
August 28, 2015, 7:31 AM EDT
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), one of eight senators who co-sponored an all-encompassing immigration bill in 2013, now favors a piecemeal approach to that issue.
August 28, 2015, 5:46 AM EDT
"But here's my challenge to the president of the United States, you think this is so easy. Forego your Secret Service protection, for you, for the first lady, and your children, and see what it is like to have to fend yourself."
August 27, 2015, 11:53 AM EDT
She has two complaints: "There is a gap between the very wealthy and the poor. And public schools are not back where they were because they've been replaced by a lot of charter schools."
August 27, 2015, 6:57 AM EDT
Alison Parker's boyfriend and co-worker Chris Hurst said "unfortunately," he was not surprised to learn who the guman was.
August 27, 2015, 6:26 AM EDT
"But you mark my words, my mission in life -- and I talked to the governor (Terry McAuliffe) today. He called me and he said -- and I told him, I said, 'I'm going to do something, whatever it takes to get gun legislation -- to shame people, to shame legislators into doing something about closing loopholes in background checks and making sure crazy people don't get guns.' And he said, 'You go, I'm right there with you.'