Kitty Felde Washington, D.C. Correspondent
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Kitty Felde is KPCC's Washington, D.C. Correspondent.
Before moving to the nation's capital, Kitty hosted KPCC's "Talk of the City" from 1997-2006.
In addition to her work in Los Angeles, Felde has reported from Africa and The Hague on AIDS and the war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and Bosnia.
When Felde puts down her microphone, she puts on her pointed shoes in ballet class. She's also an award-winning playwright. Her work has been produced at the National Theater in Washington, D.C., and at various theaters in New York and Los Angeles. If you look very closely in Woody Allen's "Radio Days," you'll spot her playing the role of Mrs. Riley.
Stories by Kitty Felde
It's tough being the minority party in Congress. So Henry Waxman is pushing the Obama Administration to take action on climate change.
The L.A. congresswoman says the high court's refusal to regulate truck traffic will make life tough for people living near the ports.
As Senate Democrats begin debate on numerous amendments, they slap down one designed to stall legalization.
The Southern California Congressman is at ground zero of investigations into Benghazi and the IRS. Is it a political stepping stone?
Few opponents of immigration reform say they're against citizenship; instead, they say wait until the border is completely secure.
The political battles between Democrats and Republicans move to the baseball field for an annual charity game. Watch out for brushback pitches!
Virginia Democrat Tim Kaine said it was appropriate to explain the immigration bill in a language spoken by nearly 40 million Americans.
Critics say the Station Fire could have been contained had the Forest Service kept its water-dropping helicopters in the air; now they can fly again at night.
GOP-led House rejects Obama proposal to defer deportation of Dream students, but the amendment has little chance of surviving a Senate vote
The House Gang of Eight is now a Gang of Seven; Raul Labrador pulls out, conservative House members weigh in on immigration.
She spent three years fighting ethics charges, now the LA Congresswoman is the top Democrat on the Financial Services Committee.
Respondents to a new poll express doubt that Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill will be able to pull off a bipartisan effort.
You think passing a comprehensive immigration bill is tough? Henry Waxman's trying to get a bill for one person through Congress.
A pair of San Fernando Valley Congressmen renew years-long effort to allow Bob Hope and Van Nuys airports to ban late night flights.
Looking for tax help? Not today. The IRS and other federal agencies are taking a Friday furlough due to sequestration and won't reopen until after the Memorial Day holiday.