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 eyes are on the Senate where California senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer promise to introduce their own water bill this week.
Whiskey's for drinking, water's for fighting over — particularly in Congress, which is about to take up legislation that has Democrats and Republicans at odds.
It's tough when you're a freshman member of Congress in the minority party ... unless you're sponsoring legislation for veterans.
Some campaigns are off and running, others are just getting started. As usual, a lot of money will be raised and spent for the June primary.
Argentine emigré and Internet entrepreneur Pablo Kleinman describes himself as a "new generation" Republican: moderate on social issues with an emphasis on economics.
The state's water woes are turning into a partisan battle in Washington. The House will vote this week on a GOP bill to help Central Valley farmers.
Central Valley farmers will get the water they put in reserve
Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi squashes a party defector regarding a path to citizenship, which remains the line in the sand for both parties.
The big question is: Will House Democrats forego a path to citizenship and accept Republicans' likely offer for legalization?
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.