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
The California Democrat told NRC Chair Macfarlane that she also wants a complete investigation into problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant before any restart.
Democrats and Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee go at it over the immigration bill approved by their counterparts in the upper chamber.
Republicans say Democrats are backing out of deal reached by 'Gang of Eight,' but LA Congressman Xavier Becerra denies that's the case.
Student loan rates are set to double on July 1. Republicans propose what one Democrat lawmaker calls 'a variable interest rate.'
The Senate bill makes employment visas a higher priority and creates a point system making it more difficult to obtain family visas.
The bill is expected to be more conservative than the Senate version, but it does include a path to citizenship, which may be a sticking point for some lawmakers.
The House has its own bi-partisan "Gang of 8" working on immigration reform, but the Republican members have become impatient.
A House bill requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a "comprehensive strategy to gain and maintain operational control" of the borders.
Though the House of Representatives has yet to introduce its immigration reform bill, some Republicans are critical of the Senate version.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, also known as Simpson-Mazzoli, had broad bi-partisan support. What can this Congress learn from that effort?
The Senate's bill includes a proposal to would allow drones to patrol a region stretching 100 miles north from the US-Mexico border.
As Congress considers immigration reform for a new generation, we look back at the transformation of the Mendoza family.
They come to Capitol Hill because that's where the money is. In addition to dollars, county execs also offer input on the proposed immigration bill.
Several teachers from Orange County argue they should be able to opt-out of contributing to political activities.
A Capitol Hill newsletter reports the House bill may require immigrants to admit entering the country illegally and accept a probationary sentence.