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

Trump, the political hurricane, still rages

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - The political hurricane that is Donald Trump didn't recede over the weekend, even in the face of a rising tide of criticism from Republican rivals about his attack on Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

Poll: Dems favor Clinton over Obama

usatoday30.usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has significantly widened her lead over Illinois Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination in the wake of a dispute over handling foreign policy, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds.
Aug 06, 2015

RT @jaketapper: Notion that footnote candidates are the next "Obama" is a stretch. At this point in 2007 Obama was in 2nd place. usat.ly/1IoYpcS

Aug 06, 2015

Notion that footnote candidates are the next "Obama" is a stretch. At this point in 2007 Obama was in 2nd place. usat.ly/1IoYpcS

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

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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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Sep 03, 2015

RT @USATWashington: As Labor Day nears, many workers aren't celebrating: Here's @SusanPage's interview with @LaborSec Tom Perez usat.ly/1ECb39Y

Sep 02, 2015

RT @jimmichaels: Big step: It had been on experimental basis, but now Army has opened Ranger School to women for all classes.

Sep 02, 2015

RT @USATODAY: Today's #frontpage: 4th cop killed in 9 days. Ky. clerk defies high court. China holds WWII parade to show strength. pic.twitter.com/4U53RwBAko

Sep 01, 2015

Heidi on Hardball! First time since taking over the Hillary beat for The Nation's Newspaper. twitter.com/hardball/statu…

Sep 01, 2015

Partisan power: Every Democrat on Senate Foreign Relations now supports #IranDeal except Menendez (against) & Cardin (undecided).

Sep 01, 2015

Only a little creepy: Our Jason Werth Chia's beard has begun to grow. #Nats pic.twitter.com/tJAGtr8bum

Sep 01, 2015

@HenryJGomez We have participants who support candidates, but not in a key or paid role. I think he endorsed Kasich after we lined him up.

Sep 01, 2015

@HenryJGomez Thanks for pointing this out. We've now adjusted the participants, although it didn't end up changing the week's rankings.


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