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

Are California election reforms a success?

Californians are sending another new crop of freshmen to Washington. Are the citizen-drawn districts to blame?

GOP takes Senate, but not California, in hard-fought races

Democrats won outright or were poised to win highly contested Southern California seats. Still, retirements and redistricting mean a flotilla of freshmen are headed to Capitol Hill.

Clinton to campaign here for 3 Congressional Democrats

Election 2014: The campaigner-in-chief will be in California Wednesday. No, not Barack Obama. President Clinton is back on the campaign trail.

Obama honors union boss who helps janitors become citizens

They clean our offices late at night. Now the president is honoring a union's efforts to help them become U.S. citizens.

5 things we learned from campaign spending reports

Election 2014: It's two weeks until the election: Which California congressman has raised more than $5 million?

Ventura race brings out Boehner, Koch brothers

Republicans could pick up more than half a dozen seats in the House: three of them in California. One race is attracting big names and big money.

Boxer, Feinstein funding Senate races nationwide

Why are Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer raising big money in a year when they're not on the ballot? It's all about retaining the majority.

Kevin McCarthy channels SNL to tweak Obama

Dude. Hop on the 405 and drive north on the 5. "Californian" Kevin McCarthy offers trip advice to President Obama.

FAQ: Obama to designate San Gabriels as National Monument

We've loved them to death. Now the San Gabriel Mountains will become the nation's newest National Monument. What does that mean for you?

WGA lobbies DC on cable mergers

The last time the Writers Guild was active in DC, writers were testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee. The WGA is back.

MPAA summit in DC to teach film tax credits 101

California just tripled the amount for film tax credits. Now the MPAA is teaching other states how to use credits to lure away film production.

Global warming will hit California water supply, report says

A report by the Department of the Interior finds global warming will result in more rain and less snow. Officials are rethinking water storage.

Chaldean Catholics in Iraq seek refugee status

Chaldean Catholics in San Diego want Congress and the State Department to help persecuted Chaldeans in Iraq escape Islamic militants.

Congress leaves town without drought agreement

Congress is gone until November, but lawmakers insist they're still talking, trying to find a compromise on the drought bill.

UC unveils proposal for new sexual assault policies

If you're a UC student, you may have a new class on your schedule: how to prevent sexual assaults. It's part of a new UC policy just unveiled.