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Susan Page
Susan Page will moderate the Common Ground program at Hamilton College on October 18.

Susan Page is the Washington Bureau chief for USA Today where she writes about politics and the White House. Page has covered six White House administrations and 10 presidential elections. She has interviewed the past nine presidents — from Richard Nixon through Donald Trump — and reported from six continents and dozens of countries. She regularly appears as an analyst on PBS, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NPR and elsewhere.

Page has won every journalism prize given specifically for coverage of the White House, including the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency, the Merriman Smith Memorial Award for Deadline Reporting on the Presidency and the Aldo Beckman Memorial Award. Among other national awards, she was a member of a team that won the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Washington Correspondence.

The recipient of a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, where she was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper, Page earned a master’s degree from the Columbia School of Journalism where she was a Pulitzer Fellow. She has served as president of the White House Correspondents Association, chairman of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, and president of the Gridiron Club, the oldest association of journalists in Washington. She twice has served as a juror for the Pulitzer Prizes.

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