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 3, 2017, 7:02 AM EDT
“I think there are a few big surprises about the Trump era,” liberal MSNBC host Rachel Maddow told NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” on Tuesday:
May 3, 2017, 5:49 AM EDT
"Bipartisanship" -- the word itself -- made an appearance on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as both Republican and Democrat senators used the word multiple times at their respective news conferences.
May 2, 2017, 11:54 AM EDT
At a news conference on Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (D-Wis.) listed some of the “good conservative wins” in the omnibus spending bill that Democrats have applauded and many Republicans have booed.
May 2, 2017, 10:52 AM EDT
In two tweets on Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump defended the omnibus spending bill that has pleased Democrats but angered many Republican voters.
May 2, 2017, 9:45 AM EDT
“Insist on the truth by voting. Mandate the truth by voting,” Pelosi told 2017 graduates of Fisk University in Nashville.
May 2, 2017, 6:36 AM EDT
In an interview with CBS on Sunday, President Trump called North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un a “smart cookie.” Then on Monday, Trump said he would be “honored” to meet with Kim.
May 2, 2017, 5:28 AM EDT
President Donald Trump, in an interview with Bloomberg news on Monday, indicated he would consider raising the federal fuel tax to pay for his infrastructure plan.
May 1, 2017, 11:21 AM EDT
“Look, I feel this is a pretty darn good bill that we made better because we engaged in the debate.”
May 1, 2017, 10:31 AM EDT
House Republicans, by agreeing to an omnibus spending bill that does not include their priorities, have done their voters no favors, Rep. Jim  Jordan (R-Ohio), a member of the House Freedom Caucus, told CNN’s “New Day” on Monday.
May 1, 2017, 7:47 AM EDT
“The American people elected me to fight for their priorities in Washington, D.C. and deliver on my promise to protect our Nation. I fully intend to keep that promise,” President Donald Trump wrote in his preface to his Fiscal 2018 budget blueprint.
May 1, 2017, 7:00 AM EDT
The omnibus spending bill posted online early on May 1 gives the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a total of $42.4 billion in discretionary funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2017, an increase of $1.45 billion above the fiscal year 2016 enacted level.
May 1, 2017, 5:53 AM EDT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said “no” three times, when she was asked on Sunday about a “grand bargain on immigration” in which Democrats would agree to fund President Trump’s border wall, if Republicans agree to legal status for millions of people who entered the United States illegally.
May 1, 2017, 4:55 AM EDT
President Donald Trump is not ruling out military action against North Korea if it tests a nuclear missile. At the same time, he’s giving North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un credit for being a “pretty smart cookie.”
April 28, 2017, 8:08 AM EDT
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, says he was on the phone until almost 11 o’clock Thursday night, but Republicans are still “a few” votes short of passing a health insurance bill.
April 27, 2017, 12:58 PM EDT
Congress has known for many months that government funding for Fiscal 2017 would run out at midnight Friday, but it looks like partisan politics will prevent them from passing an omnibus spending bill by Friday’s deadline to keeps the money flowing through the end of September.
April 27, 2017, 10:17 AM EDT
“Let’s deliver on our promises -- let’s do what we said,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told Fox News Wednesday night.
April 27, 2017, 8:23 AM EDT
President Trump’s tax plan “is all about creating jobs and growing the economy,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.
April 27, 2017, 6:58 AM EDT
A U.S. military spokesman said the U.S. had troops in Syria, within six miles of the Turkish air strikes, and “we let the Turks know that the amount of time that was being provided for the strikes was inadequate for us assure safety of our forces on the ground.”
April 27, 2017, 6:42 AM EDT
Last week, a U.S. military spokesman said ISIS “used chemicals in the vicinity of Mosul” in an attack on Iraqi Security Forces. U.S. and Australian advisers were nearby and uninjured.
April 26, 2017, 11:04 AM EDT
“Right now, we are working on a government funding bill that addresses some of the country’s core priorities, including strengthening our national defense,” Ryan said.