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.

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March 13, 2017, 5:37 AM EDT
As it's written today, the House repeal-and-replace bill cannot pass the Senate,” Sen. Tom Cotton told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.
March 13, 2017, 5:32 AM EDT
As more and more Democrats angle to see Donald Trump’s tax returns, believing they may contain information that could be used against him, the ranking member of the House intelligence committee took a more measured approach on Sunday.
March 10, 2017, 8:40 AM EST
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March 10, 2017, 8:15 AM EST
U.S. troops are conducting military actions in both Iraq and Afghanistan at the invitation of those governments, Sen. Tim Kaine told the Senate Armed Services Committee. So what's the international legal justification for sending American troops into Syria?
March 10, 2017, 6:39 AM EST
Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Central Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that additional U.S. troops may be necessary to break the stalemate in Afghanistan, where the Afghan government is losing ground and Islamic terrorists are gaining it.
March 9, 2017, 10:44 AM EST
“ISIS is the most richly funded, most well-funded terror organization in human history, so they're able to do the damage they do,” Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) told C-SPAN on Thursday.
March 9, 2017, 9:21 AM EST
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hailing “a marked change” in immigration trends – a 40-percent decline in illegal border crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border between January and February; and a 55-percent decline in “inadmissibles,” who present themselves at Southwest ports of entry.
March 9, 2017, 8:13 AM EST
Sens. Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) on Wednesday sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey and Deputy Attorney General Dana Boente, asking them to “provide us copies of any warrant applications and court orders—redacted as necessary…related to wiretaps of President Trump, the Trump Campaign, or Trump Tower.”
March 9, 2017, 7:22 AM EST
Democrats are demanding  to see Donald Trump’s tax returns because they want the “facts” and the “truth,” including “any personal embarrassment to the president,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told a news conference on Wednesday:
March 9, 2017, 6:50 AM EST
The Democrats' effort to get a look at President Trump's tax returns spilled into the health care debate on Wednesday.
March 8, 2017, 9:53 AM EST
Rod Rosenstein, President Trump's nominee to be deputy attorney general, was asked several times at his confirmation hearing whether he would appoint a special prosecutor to investigate unsubstantiated claims of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians before and after the November election.
March 8, 2017, 7:14 AM EST
And when the bill finally makes it to the House floor, “We will have 218 votes,” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told a news conference on Tuesday afternoon.
March 8, 2017, 6:37 AM EST
Conservative lawmakers say they are encouraged to hear that the Republican health care bill introduced on Monday is still open for negotiation and modification.
March 8, 2017, 5:33 AM EST
"Even if Hillary Clinton had been elected -- even if Chuck Schumer were the majority leader, we'd be revisiting Obamacare,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told a news conference on Tuesday.
March 7, 2017, 11:26 AM EST
"And there is a real danger, I believe, that the Justice Department could become politicized," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
March 7, 2017, 8:42 AM EST
If there is not enough evidence for a FISA court to issue a warrant, “What are all these groups investigating?” Levin asked. “What are these wiretaps that The New York Times is talking about?”
March 7, 2017, 6:56 AM EST
House Republicans introduced their Obamacare repeal-and-replacement bill on Monday, promising that the 123-page American Health Care Act will create "universal access to quality, affordable health care."
March 6, 2017, 8:53 AM EST
“More and more Americans are getting swept up in these (FISA) searches,” Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) told Congress last week. At the same hearing, both Coates and Republican Sen. John Cornyn gave a spirited defense of the law that President Donald Trump now claims was used against him.
March 6, 2017, 7:30 AM EST
“Let's have an investigation,” Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told an agitated Martha Raddatz, guest host of ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “If they're going to investigate Russia ties, let's include this as part of it. And so that's what we're asking.”
March 6, 2017, 6:29 AM EST
"The only crime that I have heard about or seen of that was committed was committed by the Russians when they hacked the DNC. They hacked John Podesta, and they tried to hack the Republican National Committee. That's the only crime that I'm aware of."