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 22, 2017, 7:29 AM EDT
Several members of Congress were asked on Sunday what they plan to ask former FBI Director James Comey when he testifies in open session before the Senate intelligence committee after Memorial Day.
May 22, 2017, 7:04 AM EDT
The nations of the world must “stand in uniform condemnation” of terrorism, President Donald Trump told a gathering of Muslin leaders in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
May 22, 2017, 6:18 AM EDT
Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday,” asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday if Trump was telling the Russians that he fired Comey to relieve himself of both legal and political pressure:
May 22, 2017, 6:01 AM EDT
President Trump talked about defeating terrorism during his visit to Saudi Arabia, but he did not “lecture” the Saudis on human rights.
May 22, 2017, 5:21 AM EDT
“I don’t remember exactly what the president said” in his Oval Office meeting with the Russians, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.
May 19, 2017, 11:02 AM EDT
Unemployment rates dropped in April in 10 states, increased in one state, and were stable in 39 other states and the District of Columbia, the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
May 19, 2017, 8:31 AM EDT
“It is our goal to bring relief to middle income Americans and make American business competitive again. We will do this all while simplifying the tax system.”
May 19, 2017, 5:45 AM EDT
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) says he understands the importance of the executive branch doing its own investigation into Russian influence in the U.S. election, but it raises the prospect of unintentional interference.
May 19, 2017, 5:36 AM EDT
The Justice Department’s decision to appoint a special prosecutor to look into Russian influence and other matters will “severely” limit the investigations by various congressional committees, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Thursday.
May 18, 2017, 12:17 PM EDT
“Drama is not helpful in getting things done, but we’re still getting things done,” including tax reform, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told a news conference on Thursday.
May 18, 2017, 10:05 AM EDT
Improper payments by the federal government are costing taxpayers billions of dollars a year – more than a trillion, if you add them up over the years, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro told the Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday.
May 18, 2017, 7:34 AM EDT
The media obsession with all things Trump and Russia has pushed the nation’s other business out of the headlines, but all the media buzz has served as “cloud cover” for Republicans who are continuing to advance their agenda behind the scenes, said Democrat Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut.
May 18, 2017, 5:05 AM EDT
“A special prosecutor is the first step, but it cannot be the last,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in a written statement.
May 17, 2017, 10:54 AM EDT
“We can’t deal with speculation and innuendo. And there’s clearly a lot of politics being played. Our job is to get the facts and to be sober about doing that.”
May 17, 2017, 9:45 AM EDT
Neither the Democrat Party nor the Republican Party are popular with Americans, but a new Gallup Poll indicates that the rating for Democrats has slipped five points since November, while the low rating for the Republican Party remained about the same.
May 17, 2017, 8:34 AM EDT
The words “impeachment” and “obstruction of justice” were flying around the airwaves Wednesday morning.
May 17, 2017, 6:37 AM EDT
Dennis Kucinich, a liberal Democrat and former congressman from Ohio, says he disagrees with Donald Trump on many issues, but “we have one president and he is being undermined by some people in intelligence.” 
May 17, 2017, 5:56 AM EDT
“I hope you can let this go,” the president reportedly told Comey, according to a memo written by Comey after the meeting in February.
May 16, 2017, 2:40 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a news conference on Tuesday that Republicans are “trying to come together behind a proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare,” but reporters didn’t want to talk about that.
May 16, 2017, 12:52 PM EDT
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters at the White House on Tuesday that he disagrees with the “premise” of a Washington Post report saying that President Trump inappropriately “revealed highly classified information” to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador at a White House meeting last week.