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
More than 1,000 farmers signed a letter demanding a water bill, but a House Democrat says the pressure is actually coming from agribusiness lobbyists.
The Republican from Vista abruptly ended a committee meeting he was chairing and had a Democrat member's microphone cut off. The House voted down a resolution to punish him.
Can a renewable energy project save the Salton Sea?
Dianne Feinstein's legislation is stalled, perhaps because passage would lead to a difficult compromise process with House Republicans.
Take my salary. Please. That was the refrain from Congress during the government shutdown. But which lawmakers followed through with their promise?
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said the federal government will continue to support Gov. Brown's plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Should the federal government pay to fight catastrophic wildfires with money now set aside for earthquakes and hurricanes?
Whiskey's for drinking and water's for fighting over, but there's a rare truce in Capitol Hill's water wars as Congress considers permanent groundwater loss.
The Bakersfield Republican is one of several members of Congress who had a little fun with the Netflix series that has a lot of fans on Capitol Hill.
The Democrat will instead run for the San Bernardino Board of Supervisors. Her D.C. predecessor calls her a "bimbo," but then apologizes.
The South Orange County Republican says he's there to help the party, but he could be raising his profile for consideration as a 2016 vice presidential selection.
The Burbank Congressman challenges the Federal Aviation Administration to meet its one year deadline to reduce the din from choppers.
It'a a political water war: In the wake of a GOP House bill that critics say would harm the environment, the president visits the Central Valley with only Democrats in tow.
It's called serendipity: the president's scheduled trip to California will get him away from the storm that has paralyzed the capitol.
Eighteen members of Congress, including eight from California, follow up on the president's recent comments about pot being less dangerous than alcohol.