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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August 17, 2015, 6:50 AM EDT
"You may have seen that I recently launched a Snapchat account," Hillary Clinton told a Democratic fund-raiser in Iowa Friday night. "I love it. I love it. Those messages disappear all by themselves."
August 17, 2015, 6:08 AM EDT
Donald Trump says he would defeat ISIS by taking over the oil fields they've seized in Iraq. "We should definitely take back money for our soldiers," he told NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd on Sunday.
August 14, 2015, 11:52 AM EDT
After 39 years of service to this country, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno retired on Friday, thanking all military spouses -- and especially his wife Linda -- for helping to "make us a better Army."
August 14, 2015, 10:02 AM EDT
Both Iran and Cuba both have received "significant concessions" from President Obama, who is getting "insufficient promises" in return, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) told Fox News Thursday night.
August 14, 2015, 8:14 AM EDT
National security, violations of security clearances, and enforcing the law -- those are some of the concerns Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) raised Friday morning, when he was asked about Hillary Clinton possibly having top-secret emails on a private server that few people even knew about until months after she left her job as Secretary of State.
August 13, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT
The people of Iowa and New Hampshire "deserve more than one debate" before the Democratic primary, says former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is trying to boost his name recognition as he runs for the Democratic nomination.
August 13, 2015, 6:21 AM EDT
In retrospect, was it a mistake for the United States to invade Iraq in 2003? "I think it's very difficult to say if it was worthwhile," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno told a news conference on Wednesday
August 12, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT
A major pharmacy chain in Sweden plans to offer a range of adhesive bandages for darker skin tones as part of an effort to reduce racial discrimination, The Local, Sweden's English-language newspaper, reported on Tuesday.
August 12, 2015, 8:32 AM EDT
Former Obama White House Economist Austan Goolsbee, commenting on the recent Republican debate, said it was a "strange" and "entertaining" event, featuring unconventional candidates. He suggested that one of them, Donald Trump, is too "thin-skinned" to be president.
August 11, 2015, 11:06 AM EDT
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) says her state may sue the Environmental Protection Agency for causing an environmental disaster that will have repercussions for years to come.
August 11, 2015, 9:01 AM EDT
"I'm not able to paint a rosy picture of Ferguson. I'm saying that there have been some changes, and most of those changes were demanded by the demonstrators -- the real demonstrators, not agitators and instigators," Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) told MSNBC on Tuesday.
August 11, 2015, 7:50 AM EDT
The House Foreign Affairs Committee will consider a resolution disapproving the Iran nuclear agreement next month, but Rep. Brad Sherman, a California Democrat, told Fox News he would have preferred a different approach.
August 10, 2015, 8:28 AM EDT
"I'll support any legislation that reduces the number of abortions, so that means a 20-week abortion ban," Sen. Marco Rubio told NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd. He said that also includes abortion bans that include exceptions for rape and incest.
August 10, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT
"We have never succeeded in shrinking the size of government," Republican Carly Fiorina told "Fox News Sunday." She said she would do it.
August 10, 2015, 6:24 AM EDT
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) was complaining about what he called "felony disenfranchisement."
August 7, 2015, 11:36 AM EDT
"It was interesting, I really didn't get asked a lot of questions -- any questions -- on the economy," Carly Fiorina said on Friday, the morning after appearing on the debate stage in Cleveland with six other Republicans.
August 7, 2015, 10:17 AM EDT
Of the hundreds of questions that could have been asked, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly chose "an interesting closing question" for the candidates, suggested by a Facebook user, who said, 'I want to know if any of them have received a word from God on what they should do and take care of first.'
August 7, 2015, 9:11 AM EDT
A record 93,770,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month, and the labor force participation rate remained at 62.6 percent, exactly where it was in June -- a 38-year low, the Labor Department reported on Friday.
August 7, 2015, 8:18 AM EDT
"The military is not a social experiment. The purpose of the military is kill people and break things," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee Governor said Thursday night at the first Republican debate in Cleveland.
August 6, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT
The Justice Department on Thursday said it is unconstitutional to punish homeless people who sleep in public places when the shelters are full.