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
President Barack Obama is challenging a deeply divided Congress, telling lawmakers he will act on his own "wherever and whenever" he can.
Everybody wants to know what's going to be in President Obama's annual address. Based on who's invited, here are some clues what to expect Tuesday night.
Tuesday night, President Obama lays out his yearly agenda to Congress; immigration reform is expected to be at the top of the list
Just how unpopular is Congress? A new Gallup poll reports that four out of five respondents say members deserve re-election.
Candidates are touting endorsements for the June primary. Republican Tony Strickland has two new ones for his Congressional campaign in Simi Valley.
House Speaker John Boehner escaped the DC snow for sunny, but dry, California to talk about drought legislation.
Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, California's top Republican leader in Congress, wants immigration reform, but not a path to citizenship.
The line is a key part of the plan to extend light rail to LAX, but activists are still pushing for more of the line to be built underground.
On his two-day visit, Anthony Foxx will attend the groundbreaking for the Crenshaw/LAX light rail project and visit the LA and Long Beach ports.
NASA's budget, which includes the Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Lab, includes support for missions to Mars and Jupiter's moon, Europa.
After two decades on Capitol Hill, one of the most powerful members of Congress is retiring. The Santa Clarita Republican joins two other Californians leaving Washington this year.
Lawmakers from other states are astounded that Californians are fighting over taking federal dollars for the expensive and controversial transportation project.
The veteran Republican Congressman will not seek re-election, clearing the way for two former state senators who want to succeed him.
A prominent Democrat has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Republican state Assemblyman Brian Nestande, who is challenging Democratic incumbent Raul Ruiz.
Congress included language in the appropriations bill gives the FAA a year to test its voluntary helicopter noise guidelines, which could become mandatory