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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May 10, 2017, 6:48 AM EDT
White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday because Comey “had lost the confidence” of the FBI rank-and-file, members of Congress and “most importantly,” the American people.
May 10, 2017, 5:49 AM EDT
President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey shocked most of official Washington, D.C.(CNSNews.com) – Sen.  John McCain (R-Ariz.) is among the Republican lawmakers expressing misgivings about the firing of FBI Director James Comey.
May 9, 2017, 12:35 PM EDT
“Do you know if Susan Rice ever asked for an American citizen to be unmasked?” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) asked the head of the National Security Agency on Tuesday.
May 9, 2017, 10:28 AM EDT
“That’s a great question,” former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Graham. “All of us would like to know that, and I don't know the answer to that.”
May 9, 2017, 9:48 AM EDT
Senate hearing on Monday produced no new information about alleged collusion or coordination between Trump associates and Russian interference in the U.S. election, but it did give Democrats a new line of inquiry, as many of them explained when the hearing ended.
May 9, 2017, 7:13 AM EDT
President Donald Trump fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on February 13 – 18 days after then-Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told the White House that Flynn had not been truthful about what he discussed with the Russian ambassador in a late-December phone call. What took so long, Democrats are now asking.
May 9, 2017, 5:54 AM EDT
"The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpayer funded charade end?" Trump said in one tweet.
May 8, 2017, 11:53 AM EDT
Yellen said there are “opportunities” in work-sharing and scheduling flexibility, but only if “many firms” go along with that trend.
May 8, 2017, 10:02 AM EDT
There is no proof that associates of Donald Trump colluded with Russia to swing the election results, but there’s plenty of talk about that from Democrats, and we’ll hear much more about it this afternoon.
May 8, 2017, 8:32 AM EDT
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) expects Senate Republicans to take a long time producing a final health care bill. (Screen grab from MSNBC's "Morning Joe.")(CNSNews.com) – Sen.
May 8, 2017, 5:57 AM EDT
On Sunday, Trump’s Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” was asked, “What is a good shutdown?”
May 8, 2017, 5:02 AM EDT
The health care bill passed by the House will not be considered by the Senate, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) told ABC’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos on Sunday:
May 5, 2017, 8:40 AM EDT
People who are employed have Social Security and other payroll taxes deducted from their paychecks, and those taxes help to support many other people who do not work for various reasons and who may receive taxpayer-funded entitlements or benefits.
May 5, 2017, 5:49 AM EDT
The recent debate in Washington shows that Americans are taking a more liberal view of health care, and there’s probably no going back, conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Thursday night:
May 4, 2017, 9:00 AM EDT
“What we’ve got is a bill that’s better than where it started; actually drives down premiums,” Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said Thursday about the amended Republican health care bill that may come up for a vote today.
May 4, 2017, 8:10 AM EDT
“Today is the next step in what is likely to be a very long process,” Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) said Thursday about today’s anticipated vote on an amended Republican health care bill.
May 4, 2017, 5:29 AM EDT
As the fight to liberate Mosul continues, a U.S. military spokesman told reporters on Wednesday, “We think that there are fewer than a thousand fighters left in the city -- probably well short of a thousand fighters.
May 3, 2017, 12:19 PM EDT
FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Wednesday, "It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election."
May 3, 2017, 11:13 AM EDT
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) raised questions, but received no answers from FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday, when Grassley pointed to an April 22 New York Times report saying that Comey believed Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave Hillary Clinton “political cover” during the presidential campaign.
May 3, 2017, 10:09 AM EDT
If Republicans succeed in repealing Obamacare – a dubious prospect at the moment -- “then sooner or later, when Democrats come back into power, our only fallback is going to be a single-payer system,” Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.) told C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” on Wednesday.