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
News broke late last night that a pair of southern California Congresswomen are under investigation by the House ethics committee. The Congresswomen are both Democrats - Laura Richardson of Long Beach and Maxine Waters of Los Angeles.
Two southern California congresswomen are under investigation by the House Ethics Committee.
House Democrats unveiled the health care bill they plan to take to the floor next week. No Republicans are expected to vote for it, but one prominent California Republican does support health care reform.
This morning, House Democrats unveiled the health care bill they will take to the floor for a vote.
After living in a city that hasn't had an NFL team in almost a generation, it's very odd to end up in a town that's football mad. And mad at its football team.
Doctors advise people who suspect they have the flu to stay home. But a congressional subcommittee wondered whether that advice could lead to an unintended online crisis.
There were heated words over climate change on Capitol Hill today. Republicans accused the Democrats of rushing the bill and ignoring GOP concerns.
It's a rainy day outside the U.S. Capitol, but inside a Senate hearing room, the topic is global warming. The latest from inside the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
It's a lot more fun reading want ads out here. Especially when you have no interest in looking for a job. It's kind of like reading the dating column even though you've been married nearly two decades.
The secretaries of Energy, Transportation, and Interior will testify Tuesday before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. They all want to be heard during the committee’s debate on a sweeping climate change bill.
Washington is a very small town.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board Thursday approved a long range plan for transit projects. It kept the “subway to the sea” and a downtown L.A. transit project at the top of the list. A group of local members of Congress favored projects outside metropolitan Los Angeles. Now they have to decide how much they want to help Metro win federal dollars.
Next spring, the U.S. Census begins its once-a-decade survey of people living in America. Two Republican senators want census takers to ask one more question at each household. Some Democrats don’t like that question at all.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board votes tomorrow on a long range plan for mass transit. At the top of the list is the so-called “subway to the sea” that would connect L.A.’s subway to West L.A. and Santa Monica. But what’s left off the list has some lawmakers on Capitol Hill up in arms.
Next week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee begins hearings on a climate change bill that's co-authored by Barbara Boxer of California. The battle lines over the bill may be drawn along state, and not party, interests.