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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February 15, 2018, 11:45 AM EST
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Thursday called for more first responders, more mental health treatment, and more power for police to involuntarily commit people who raise what he called "red flags."
February 15, 2018, 11:16 AM EST
Gov. Scott said he has the support of lawmakers in getting whatever resources may be needed for school security, mental health, whatever is needed.
February 15, 2018, 6:16 AM EST
Mnuchin said the Republican tax reform package has made the tax code "more progressive."
February 14, 2018, 11:38 AM EST
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) has informed House Speaker Paul Ryan that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will investigate the circumstances surrounding the White House hiring and firing of Rob Porter, a high-ranking employee accused of domestic abuse by his two former wives.
February 14, 2018, 7:50 AM EST
Getting 60 votes for a bipartisan immigration bill "is not easy," but it's time to try, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told a news conference on Tuesday.
February 14, 2018, 6:15 AM EST
(Photo: USDA Website)(CNSNews.com) - The Trump administration's Fiscal Year 2019 budget envisions major changes to the nation's food stamp program, or SNAP.Instead of  just cash, some of the benefits will be actual food items, grown in the USA.
February 13, 2018, 11:12 AM EST
"[I]t is the finest group of professionals and public servants I could hope to work for," FBI Director Christopher Wray said about the agency he leads.
February 13, 2018, 10:28 AM EST
Threats from foreign powers, terrorist groups and transnational gangs rank among the national security threats to the United States, Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told Congress on Tuesday.
February 13, 2018, 10:28 AM EST
Threats from foreign powers, terrorist groups and transnational gangs rank among the national security threats to the United States, Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told Congress on Tuesday.
February 13, 2018, 6:34 AM EST
Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley have sent a list of questions to Susan Rice, the former national security adviser to President Barack Obama, following the discovery of an email that Rice apparently sent to herself on Jan. 20, 2017 -- the day Donald Trump was inaugurated.
February 9, 2018, 10:03 AM EST
Aside from the outrage over the alleged abuse, press reports said some White House officials tried to give Rob Porter a pass, even though they knew for some time that abuse allegations may have been holding up Porter's security clearance.
February 9, 2018, 6:58 AM EST
“I ran for office because I was very critical of President Obama’s trillion-dollar deficits,” Paul said on the Senate floor.
February 9, 2018, 5:50 AM EST
Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said the policy is just the beginning -- a "framework for the military services to address unacceptable behaviors such as offensive jokes, stereotyping, violence and discrimination."
February 8, 2018, 12:22 PM EST
"Our government has no higher responsibility than to support our men and women who are in harm's way," House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told a news conference on Thursday.
February 8, 2018, 8:32 AM EST
"I'm pleased to announce that our bipartisan, bicameral negotiations on defense spending and other priorities have yielded a significant agreement," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday. 
February 8, 2018, 5:58 AM EST
Eric Holder, the only U.S. attorney general to be held in contempt of Congress, emerged from relative obscurity Wednesday night to denounce "spurious attacks" on the FBI and Justice Department.
February 7, 2018, 12:10 PM EST
On August 30, 2016 -- three days before FBI agent Lisa Page sent a Sept. 2 text message saying that "potus wants to know everything we're doing' -- House Democrats asked the FBI to investigate Trump-Russia "connections."
February 7, 2018, 9:20 AM EST
Joe Scarborough and Stephen Colbert separately on Tuesday offered some not-so-well-meaning advice to the president.
February 7, 2018, 7:54 AM EST
Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, has allowed Fox News to review more Strzok-Page text messages, including one from Page that says "potus wants to know everything we're doing."
February 7, 2018, 5:40 AM EST
President Donald Trump has accepted the "amazing opportunity" presented to him by two young Maryland girls who love to cook.