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
California’s budget crisis might actually be good for... California. That’s the opinion of one fiscal conservative on Capitol Hill. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
Some say dealing with a cell phone is taxing enough. The Internal Revenue Service begs to differ. This week, the IRS floated a proposal to tax you for using your company cell phone. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde calls this one in.
Congress will consider a new transportation bill this summer. The cost could run as high as $500 billion. Activists from Southern California want a larger portion of those dollars spent on better bus service. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
It started out like a usual day on the Mall. Tourists are everywhere - including hundreds at the US Holocaust Memorial Musuem on 14th Street where a lone gunman opened fire on a guard and killed him.
KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says police quickly sealed off the museum after the shooting.
One of the most vocal supporters of immigration reform has been the Catholic Church. But the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will not support an immigration bill that includes protections for gay and lesbian couples. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde has the story.
A trio of Congressional Caucuses presented their own version of health care reform today. The Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus want more attention and resources to be given to the health needs of minorities.
Somehow, living in California, you imagine that the rest of the world looks like us, thinks like us, and acts like us. Not so.
It's been five years since the death of Ronald Reagan, five years since his casket lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol building. A 30-hour procession of more than 100,000 people paid their respects back then. Now visitors to the Capitol can pay their respects to Reagan again. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says a seven-foot statue of the 40th president was unveiled today in the Capitol Rotunda.
Former president Ronald Reagan was honored today in Washington with a new bronze statue in the Capitol Rotunda. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde sought opinion from one guest at the ceremony about how Reagan would deal with the California budget crisis.
Primary care physicians think of themselves as an endangered species. Three dozen California doctors lobbied Capitol Hill last week for a bill they say can help them survive and thrive. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
Henry Waxman got what he wanted. At 8:30 last night, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed sweeping climate change legislation.
It was great fun watching the Washington press corps watching the Governor.
The smartest kids in geography class found their way to Washington, D.C. this week to test their knowledge at the "National Geographic" GeoBee. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde tracked down the top California contestant - a Fullerton seventh-grader who knows his way around the world.
We're still a year away from the 2010 Census. But already, the number crunchers are trying to predict whether the new population count will cost California a congressional seat. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.