Washington Bureau Chief of USA Today. In 2016, covering her 10th presidential campaign. Five White House administrations. (Still trying to get it right.)

Trump's defiance on McCain could reverse his rise - or prove his point

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - The Republican establishment and rival campaigns that had been worried about what do about a problem named The Donald think they may have gotten an answer over the weekend: Just wait for him to self-destruct. Celebrity billionaire Donald Trump on Sunday refused to back down or apologize for mocking Arizona Sen.
Jul 19, 2015

RT @SusanPage: "If this was a traditional candidacy I'd say put a fork in it.' But Trump-bashing could boost his no-surrender appeal usat.ly/1MBVU87

Jul 19, 2015

Trump's defiance on McCain could reverse his rise — or prove his point usat.ly/1MBVU87

Jul 19, 2015

"If this was a traditional candidacy I'd say put a fork in it.' But Trump-bashing could boost his no-surrender appeal usat.ly/1MBVU87

Jul 19, 2015

Trump defiant: 'John McCain the politician has made America less safe.' usat.ly/1MBVU87 new @usatoday op-ed

Jul 19, 2015

Trump's defiance on McCain could reverse his rise — or prove his point. He just doesn't care. usat.ly/1MBVU87

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Case closed? Most say court decisions mean Obamacare, gay marriage settled

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - In the wake of last month's historic Supreme Court decisions, most Americans say it's time for opponents to end their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and to block same-sex marriages, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds. But Republican voters are inclined to remain defiant, especially on the health law called Obamacare.
Jul 15, 2015

In 2016 Dem poll, O'Malley named by just two respondents, Chafee by one usat.ly/1Oec7Bg pic.twitter.com/Bd7wgZLydV

Jul 15, 2015

RT @USATOnPolitics: Case closed? Most say #SCOTUS decisions mean Obamacare, gay marriage settled usat.ly/1MuB3TY via @SusanPage & @e…

Jul 15, 2015

Case closed? Most say court decisions mean Obamacare, gay marriage settled usat.ly/1MuB3TY via @usatoday

Jul 15, 2015

RT @USATOnPolitics: Case closed? Most say #SCOTUS decisions mean Obamacare, gay marriage settled usat.ly/1MuB3TY

Jul 15, 2015

RT @USATOnPolitics: Case closed? Most say #SCOTUS decisions mean Obamacare, gay marriage settled usat.ly/1MuB3TY via @SusanPage & @e…

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Poll: Trump leads the GOP field but falters against Clinton

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has surged to the top of a crowded Republican presidential field, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds, but the brash billionaire is also the weakest competitor among the top seven GOP candidates against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Jul 14, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll: Trump leads GOP field but falters against Clinton usat.ly/1IYpxkI

Jul 14, 2015

RT @USATODAY #BREAKING USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll: Trump leads GOP field but falters against Clinton usat.ly/1IYpxkI

Jul 14, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll: Trump leads GOP field but falters against Clinton usat.ly/1IYpxkI

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Nation Divided on the Confederate Flag

wltx.com — WASHINGTON - In the wake of the church shootings in Charleston, the nation is split on whether the Confederate flag is a racist symbol that should be removed from public spaces, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds. Political leaders in South Carolina, Alabama and elsewhere have led efforts to take down the flag.

Poll: After Charleston, a nation divided on the Confederate flag

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - In the wake of the church shootings in Charleston, the nation is split on whether the Confederate flag is a racist symbol that should be removed from public spaces, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds. Political leaders in South Carolina, Alabama and elsewhere have led efforts to take down the flag.
Jun 30, 2015

After Charleston, America splits 42%/42% on the Confederate flag. New @USATODAY @Suffolk_U Poll usat.ly/1LTavLX

Jun 30, 2015

RT @SusanPage: After Charleston, America splits 42%/42% on the Confederate flag. New @USATODAY @Suffolk_U Poll usat.ly/1LTavLX

Jun 30, 2015

Giving up on guns? Poll: Most Americans say tighter controls won't prevent mass shootings nor will easier access usat.ly/1LTavLX

Jun 30, 2015

Poll: After Charleston, a nation divided on the Confederate flag usat.ly/1LTavLX via @usatoday

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Donald Trump Jumps in Presidential Race

wltx.com — This time, Donald Trump says, he really is running. The real-estate magnate and reality-TV star who has toyed with presidential campaigns before announced Tuesday that he would seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. "Our country needs a truly great leader, and we need a truly great leader now," he said.

This time, Donald Trump says he's running

thv11.com — This time, Donald Trump says, he really is running. The real-estate magnate and reality-TV star -- who has toyed with presidential campaigns before -- announced Tuesday that he would seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. "Sadly the American dream is dead," Trump declared.
Jun 16, 2015

This time, Donald Trump says he's running: The real-estate magnate and reality-TV star -- who has toyed with p... bit.ly/1R4YX9P

This time, Donald Trump says he's running

usatoday.com — Promising no less than "a really big day for America," Donald Trump is set to announce Tuesday whether he will seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Trump, the billionaire real estate magnate and television personality, will make the announcement at Trump Tower in New York.
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Poll: Americans say there's no turning back on gay marriage

sltrib.com — Kraig Ziegler, 58, of Flagstaff, Ariz., acknowledged being a bit uncomfortable when he attended a wedding reception for two men, friends of his wife, who had married. "I still believe what the Bible says, 'one man, one woman,' " the mechanic, who was among those polled, said in a follow-up interview.

Former Treasury chief Paulson backing Jeb Bush in 2016

onpolitics.usatoday.com — The Wall Street wing of the Republican Party continues to line up behind Jeb Bush in the 2016 Republican contest. Former Treasury secretary Hank Paulson said in an interview with USA TODAY that he already has written checks for Bush, though the former Florida governor hasn't formally announced his candidacy yet.
Apr 13, 2015

RT @USATOnPolitics: Former Treasury chief Hank Paulson puts his money behind @JebBush in 2016 usat.ly/1H0nQ4y via @susanpage

Apr 13, 2015

RT @USATOnPolitics: Former Treasury chief Hank Paulson puts his money behind @JebBush in 2016 usat.ly/1H0nQ4y via @susanpage

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Aug 03, 2015

RT @CapitalDownload: If you missed last weeks show check out @SusanPage & @AmbDermer talk Israel's concerns about the Iran Nuclear deal htt…

Aug 03, 2015

Where are you from? A tough question for some of the 2016 presidential contenders. usat.ly/1N2x0i7 via @rickhampson

Aug 03, 2015

Mark who? Former IRS commissioner Everson to file complaint to get into first GOP debate usat.ly/1N3LGgT via @singernews

Aug 03, 2015

RT @USATODAY: Today's #frontpage: More candidates lack hometown roots. Fire north of #SanFrancisco doubles in size. pic.twitter.com/9YysPJ3gPe

Aug 02, 2015

Behind the scenes at @FoxNewsSunday with @KarlRove. Which Donald Trump will show up at Thursday's debate? pic.twitter.com/7Ja6Luzf3L

Aug 02, 2015

Behind the scenes at @FoxNewsSunday with Chris Wallace @thejuanwilliams @mikeneedham, talking politics. pic.twitter.com/yEpWEeuWHY

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