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

WGA lobbies DC on cable mergers

The last time the Writers Guild was active in DC, writers were testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee. The WGA is back.

MPAA summit in DC to teach film tax credits 101

California just tripled the amount for film tax credits. Now the MPAA is teaching other states how to use credits to lure away film production.

Global warming will hit California water supply, report says

A report by the Department of the Interior finds global warming will result in more rain and less snow. Officials are rethinking water storage.

Chaldean Catholics in Iraq seek refugee status

Chaldean Catholics in San Diego want Congress and the State Department to help persecuted Chaldeans in Iraq escape Islamic militants.

Congress leaves town without drought agreement

Congress is gone until November, but lawmakers insist they're still talking, trying to find a compromise on the drought bill.

UC unveils proposal for new sexual assault policies

If you're a UC student, you may have a new class on your schedule: how to prevent sexual assaults. It's part of a new UC policy just unveiled.

Plan to arm Syrian rebels troubles California lawmakers

Congress is set to vote this week on a measure to arm rebels fighting Islamic extremists in Syria. Many in the California delegation question the military strategy.

Twin tunnels water diversion project getting bashed in DC

A trio of California House Democrats have proposed a bill to shut off the flow of federal dollars to finance the Delta tunnels water diversion project.

Feds grant $30M for SoCal transportation projects

The money will be divided among bike, freeway and Metro rail projects, including improvements at the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station.

Boxer and Feinstein urge ban on NFL players who assault women

Sixteen female senators have signed a letter, urging the NFL to 'lead by example and demonstrate its commitment to the safety of women and families.'

Lawmakers pressure feds to fix LA and Long Beach storm damage

Hurricane Marie generated the high waves that broke through the rocky breakwater that protects the ports of LA and Long Beach. Lawmakers want it fixed asap.

Calif. lawmakers' mixed response to Obama's Islamic militant strategy: A roundup

We assess the varying reactions to President Obama's strategy for dealing with Islamic militants, outlined in an address to the nation Wednesday night.

Proposed credit reforms could boost your FICO score

LA democrat Maxine Waters says it's time to take some of the pain out of credit reports, helping consumers overcome negative marks that can last up to ten years.

GOP water bill would shrink the environmental review process

Negotiations are stalled on drought legislation, but House Republicans are fast tracking a bill that would shorten environmental reviews for reservoir construction.

Drought: 5 things to know about legislation in Congress

Congress returns Monday night. Californians are waiting to see if any action will be taken on legislation addressing the drought.