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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

Californian is part of House GOP immigration group

Central Valley Republican Jeff Denham is involved in putting together a set of “principles” to guide an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws.

Senate advances unemployment benefits, but an issue remains

The Senate cleared the filibuster hurdle on extending benefits for the long-term unemployed, but now the challenge is where to find the money.

GOP targets CA House Democrats on Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act is shaping up to be the main campaign issue of California's 2014 Congressional midterm elections in June.

A freshman Democrat Congressman gives himself a mid-term

Mark Takano is still a teacher at heart and the Riverside representative used that experience to help navigate his first year in Washington.

Freshman GOP Congressman makes a mid-term assessment

Central Valley dairy farmer David Valadao says it's easier to herd cows than fellow members of Congress, particularly on immigration.

CA members want to repeal military retiree cuts

Congress returns next week to revisit its decision from December that reduced a cost of living increase for military retirees by one percent.

A battle looms in Central Valley Congressional district

The well-connected Amanda Renteria will challenge Republican incumbent David Valadao, who has already proven he can beat a Democrat in his heavily Latino district.

The new year brings Congressional midterm elections

All 53 California seats are up for grabs, including races in San Bernardino and Palm Springs that have both parties spoiling for a fight.

Helicopter noise: Angelenos still waiting for relief

No silent night for LA residents who cope with low flying helicopters. Lawmakers in Washington are pressing the FAA to come up with solutions.

Obamacare on Capitol Hill: The year in review

House Republicans still want to overturn the health care law; they voted more than three dozen times for its repeal. More attempts in 2014?

The great immigration reform battle of 2013

After the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform package, the legislation hit a brick wall in the House of Representatives.

How to rate Darrell Issa's Oversight Committee work?

He's everywhere on C-Span. But how effective has the California Republican's effort been as head of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee?

Political holiday cards: The good, the bad, the debatable

The late great fat white cat Gretzky still shows up on Rep. Loretta Sanchez' holiday card, this year in a montage on the back

Feinstein, McCain help bring air tankers to US Forest Service

The number of fire fighting aircraft operated by the U.S. Forest Service has been shrinking. But Congress is nearly doubling the number of air tankers.

Feinstein to Garcetti: boost traffic at Ontario Airport

California's senior U.S. Senator asks the mayor to restore the economic health of the airport. The cities of Ontario and LA have been at odds over its operation.