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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November 23, 2016, 6:45 AM EST
In a somewhat heated exchange with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Tuesday, Trump adviser and Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer called it "preposterous" that Trump is still being asked to denounce the racist groups that support him, when he's done so repeatedly.
November 23, 2016, 5:35 AM EST
"As Americans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, just a reminder that around the world, our troops and DOD civilians are working to protect the nation," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told reporters at Tuesday's press briefing. 
November 22, 2016, 12:31 PM EST
Six years after requiring hotel and other public swimming pools to install special lifts for disabled patrons, President Obama's Justice Department this week issued a final rule requiring movie theaters to provide closed movie captioning and audio descriptions at a movie-goer's seat.
November 22, 2016, 8:33 AM EST
One day after meeting with major TV news executives and anchors, President-elect Donald Trump has scrapped plans to meet with executives and reporters from The New York Times.
November 22, 2016, 5:38 AM EST
On immigration, Trump said he will "direct the Department of Labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the American worker," an apparent reference to the H-1B visa program.
November 21, 2016, 10:14 AM EST
The U.S. war in Afghanistan may have weakened the Taliban, but it did not eradicate Islamic extremists in that country, and the same thing may happen in Iraq and Syria, President Obama admitted over the weekend. But that's not his main concern.
November 21, 2016, 8:13 AM EST
Vice President-elect Mike Pence was greeted with boos and some cheers Saturday night when he walked into a Broadway theater with his daughter to see "Hamilton."
November 21, 2016, 7:21 AM EST
"I have always had a good relationship with Chuck Schumer," President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday. "He is far smarter than Harry R(eid) and has the ability to get things done. Good news!"
November 21, 2016, 6:25 AM EST
Vice President-elect Mike Pence, the head of Donald Trump's transition team, says former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is "under active and serious consideration" for Secretary of State.
November 21, 2016, 5:26 AM EST
Come January, Republicans will control the House, Senate and presidency, but incoming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is nevertheless telling President-elect Donald Trump what he should and shouldn't do.
November 18, 2016, 9:38 AM EST
At a hearing of the House intelligence committee on Thursday, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) asked a senior Defense Department official who's been held accountable for the "manipulation" of intelligence information by senior Central Command leaders two years ago.
November 18, 2016, 6:35 AM EST
Now that Trump is president-elect, reports of a "Muslim registry" are surfacing.
November 18, 2016, 5:59 AM EST
"Some of the best and brightest, the mmost capable people in this country -- from business leaders to successful people in government, to outsiders, to people like Secretary Henry Kissinger" are flocking to Trump Tower to share their ideas with Donald Trump, his adviser Sean Spicer told CNN on Thursday.
November 17, 2016, 8:50 AM EST
In an interview with "Fox & Friends" Thursday morning, Cruz was asked if the U.S. Senate, with only 52 Republicans, would employ the "nuclear option" -- a rule change allowing agenda items to pass with a simple majority instead of at least 60 votes.
November 17, 2016, 5:34 AM EST
On a day when "concerned" Senate Democrats met behind closed doors to look for a "path forward," as Sen. Harry Reid described it, Reid told reporters, "I'm one of the kings of earmarks."
November 16, 2016, 8:40 AM EST
President-elect Donald Trump broke with protocol Tuesday night, leaving his New York City penthouse for an unannounced dinner with his family – and without a media entourage.
November 16, 2016, 7:03 AM EST
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as Secretary of State? Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton as Secretary of State? Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he would have problems with either choice.
November 16, 2016, 6:10 AM EST
Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.) both noted on Tuesday that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but not the Electoral vote.
November 15, 2016, 11:23 AM EST
"Make America Great" hats were handed out to House Republicans Tuesday, as they gathered for their first conference since the election of Republican Donald Trump.
November 15, 2016, 6:35 AM EST
"I promise you that next year Michelle and I are going to be right there with you, and the clouds are going to start parting and the sun is going to come back out, and we're going to be busy, involved in the amazing stuff that we've been doing all these years before."