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 25, 2017, 9:49 AM EDT
It’s election day in Montana, and if the Republican candidate wins the race to succeed former Rep. Ryan Zinke (now the Interior Secretary) in Congress, he’ll be going to Washington with a legal hangover.
May 25, 2017, 8:40 AM EDT
“I would love, if I were king for the day, to do something akin to Medicare for all. Because Medicare has been a very good program. And it's helped a lot of people.”
May 24, 2017, 10:03 AM EDT
North Korea wants to nuke us; ISIS wants to kill us; Mexican drug lords want to addict us; China spies on us, Iran hates us, and Russia interferes in our elections. Those are just a few of the "global threats" outlined by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coates at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee. And then there's "climate change," a prime concern of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).
May 24, 2017, 9:01 AM EDT
Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress on Tuesday that if one or more people within the White House are believed to be leaking classified information, the White House can try to “contain” the leaking, but it’s up to the FBI to determine if the leaks amount to criminal behavior.
May 24, 2017, 7:30 AM EDT
Various government officials have publicly testified that it’s not a question of if, but when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un will be able to reach the United States with a nuclear-armed missile. But the "when" is not for public consumption.
May 23, 2017, 11:07 AM EDT
The election is over, but Russian interference in American politics continues, former CIA Director John Brennan told the House intelligence committee on Tuesday.
May 23, 2017, 10:24 AM EDT
"I don’t feel it’s appropriate to characterize conversations with the president,” Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coates told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.
May 23, 2017, 9:19 AM EDT
U.S. Special Forces on Tuesday attacked a “compound associated with al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula” (AQAP) in Yemen, in what U.S. Central Command described as a counterterrorism mission.
May 23, 2017, 6:42 AM EDT
“The time has expired for ‘reform,’” DeVos said. “We need a transformation – a transformation that will open up America's closed and antiquated education system.”
May 23, 2017, 5:49 AM EDT
“Medicaid has always benefitted the poor. That's a good thing. But I remind my colleagues that it has increasingly become a middle-class program,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told his colleagues on Monday.
May 23, 2017, 5:04 AM EDT
President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas deliver remarks in Bethlehem on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Screen grab from CNN)(CNSNews.com) – “Our society can have no tolerance for this continuation of bloodshed.
May 22, 2017, 8:41 AM EDT
Muslim leaders from more than 50 nations listen to President Donald Trump speak in Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017.
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.