Kitty Felde Washington, D.C. Correspondent
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
All 53 California seats are up for grabs, including races in San Bernardino and Palm Springs that have both parties spoiling for a fight.
No silent night for LA residents who cope with low flying helicopters. Lawmakers in Washington are pressing the FAA to come up with solutions.
House Republicans still want to overturn the health care law; they voted more than three dozen times for its repeal. More attempts in 2014?
After the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform package, the legislation hit a brick wall in the House of Representatives.
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?
The late great fat white cat Gretzky still shows up on Rep. Loretta Sanchez' holiday card, this year in a montage on the back
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.
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.
Lawmakers want the FTC to investigate the marketing of e-cigarettes to kids. Several cities, including LA, have banned the sale to minors.
The tapestry was made by orphan Armenian girls nearly a century ago. The White House recently denied a request for its use by the Smithsonian.
What can Washington learn from city leaders? President Obama invited Mayor Garcetti and other municipal chiefs to the White House to pick their brains.
While almost an equal number of Republicans and Democrats approved the deal, several SoCal members voted no because unemployment benefits weren't extended.
Activists used the last working day of the year for the House of Representatives to peacefully take over Congressional GOP offices.
The Speaker appointed Rebecca Tallent to work on immigration reform. California GOP Congressman David Valadao, a maverick on the issue, is putting in his two cents.
The bipartisan plan would head off budget battles, but it doesn't cut spending as much as some Republicans want or restore some of the funding that Democrats favor.