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
Central Valley Republican Congressman David Valadao joins Democrat Luis Gutiérrez, who's been touring GOP districts to talk immigration reform.
The U.S. Dept. of Transportation put the XpressWest project on pause because the company couldn't come up with enough U.S. manufacturers for rail cars and tracks.
Congress is fighting with the White House about funding for NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The House wants more money for planetary exploration.
While state legislature is in recess, John Pérez is in Washington to talk with lawmakers about education, health care and the economy.
GOP Congressman David Valadao, a son of Portuguese immigrants, will join his Democratic colleague Luis Gutiérrez on Saturday at a town hall in Bakersfield.
The L.A. Democratic Congressman is critical of Republican resistance to a path to citizenship as part of immigration reform.
The fundraising race is in full swing in the Inland Empire as Democrats aim to unseat GOP Congressman Gary Miller.
It's Washington's favorite current guessing game: who will replace Janet Napolitano? He/she could come from the Golden State.
The organization that represents business interests statewide wants California Republicans to take the lead on immigration reform.
Who decides what data the National Security Agency and FBI get to see? A local Congressman wants the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance courts to explain.
It's as if politicians are all reading from the same page. And they are. They're called talking points, now part of the political spin on immigration.
Both John Boehner and Xavier Becerra say there needs to be a bipartisan approach to immigration. But it's highly unlikely in the House.
The grammar was fine, but former English teacher and first-term Congressman gives GOP colleagues a failing grade for immigration letter.
At a Wednesday meeting on Capitol Hill, Republican leaders tried to sell immigration to lawmakers as good for the party. It was a tough sell.
Some GOP hardliners don't trust Speaker John Boehner on immigration and fear an end run in conference committee will produce path to citizenship.