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 29, 2016, 5:05 AM EST
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says he would "repeal every word of Obamacare" and replace it with a three-point plan that is "personal, portable and affordable."
January 28, 2016, 12:46 PM EST
Lt. Gen. John  Nicholson, President Obama’s nominee to be the next commander in Afghanistan, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that "I view it incumbent upon me...to estimate for our political leadership the necessary (troop) capability" to accomplish U.S. goals in Afghanistan.
January 28, 2016, 8:48 AM EST
"We are extremely worried about the metastasis of ISIL to other locations, Libya being just one of those locations," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told reporters on Wednesday.
January 28, 2016, 7:27 AM EST
Puerto Rico's long-running and worsening debt crisis now appears at the top of Washington's "to-do" list.
January 28, 2016, 5:06 AM EST
"There are things we can do that will relieve the burdens on middle-class families, and the money should come from those who have it," Clinton told a gathering in Marshalltown, Iowa, Wednesday.
January 27, 2016, 12:11 PM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says the Republican Party is better off having Donald Trump off the debate stage Thursday night. "It's an improvement to the debate. The IQ of the debate went up a couple dozen points."
January 27, 2016, 9:09 AM EST
"[I]f we don't get serious about this and stop worrying about personalities instead of worrying about solutions to our problems, we are going to go over that cliff," Dr. Ben Carson told Fox and Friends on Wednesday.
January 27, 2016, 5:31 AM EST
After Donald Trump announced that he will not take part in the Fox News debate scheduled for Thursday night in Des Moines, Iowa, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) challenged Trump to go one-on-one with him, with or without moderators:
January 26, 2016, 7:11 AM EST
Asked to define what it means to be a socialist, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont pointed to "economic rights" at Tuesday night's CNN-sponsored Democrat town hall in Des Moines, Iowa.
January 26, 2016, 6:40 AM EST
Hillary Clinton, asked by a self-declared first-time Iowa Caucus-goer why young people don't seem to be enthusiastic about her campaign, said she's used to being attacked by people who say "outlandish things" about her.
January 26, 2016, 6:11 AM EST
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a Democrat town hall Tuesday night that her use of a private server to send work-related emails -- many of them now marked classified as the State Department sorts through them -- was not "an error in judgement" because "nothing that I did was wrong."
January 25, 2016, 9:44 AM EST
Several times in recent days, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has complained that "many" of the 65 members of the U.S.-led, anti-ISIL coalition are not doing enough to defeat the Islamic State. He specifically said he would "like Turkey to do more."
January 25, 2016, 6:33 AM EST
"What is your definition of conservative?" CBS's John Dickerson, host of "Face the Nation," asked Donald Trump on Sunday.
January 25, 2016, 6:03 AM EST
"Are you concerned" that the FBI investigation is taking so long and "putting an extra cloud over your candidacy?" Chuck Todd, host of NBC's "Meet the Press," asked Hillary Clinton on Sunday.
January 25, 2016, 5:15 AM EST
Hillary Clinton says she thinks there are "several really important issues" facing the nation -- "health care being one of them."
January 25, 2016, 4:51 AM EST
Hillary Clinton used her private, unsecured email server for government business, and according to the Intelligence Community Inspector General, at least two of those emails are "top secret" and others are even more sensitive, containing information from "Special Access Programs" that could reveal details about intelligence sources.
January 22, 2016, 10:27 AM EST
David Daleiden, the man behind the undercover videos that showed Planned Parenthood officials putting prices on the body parts of aborted babies, says it is "disingenuous" for Planned Parenthood to say that those videos were edited to mislead.
January 22, 2016, 6:33 AM EST
"We've been quite concerned about the ease with which arms...tend to flow across the border between the United States and Mexico," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday. 
January 21, 2016, 10:34 AM EST
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told Congress on Thursday that the Obama administration finally seems to understand that "ISIL's reach is global and growing."
January 21, 2016, 7:01 AM EST
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday she has received a federal court ruling that says the Justice Department may not invoke executive privilege to withhold documents from a congressional committee investigating the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal.