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

Immigration reform: What Obama's executive action means for California

In California, where 83 percent of unauthorized immigrants are estimated to have lived in the U.S. for five years or more, the effects could be staggering.

Secret California water deal left high and dry

Secret negotiations and $600,000 in lobbying couldn't secure a Congressional water deal...yet.

Valadao frustrated about immigration showdown

Republicans are threatening to defund whatever immigration reforms the President proposes. One California GOP congressman who supports reform is frustrated.

Californian's congressmen seek leadership jobs

It's election week on Capitol Hill as lawmakers vie for leadership roles in Congress. Several Californians are set to move up the ranks.

Brownley declares victory in Ventura Congressional District

Republicans initially appeared victorious in four California Congressional races. But as more ballots were counted Democrats pulled ahead in two of them.

Calif. Democrats come to grips with new GOP majority

The Republican majority takes over in January; California Democrats — including Senators Feinstein and Boxer — challenge the GOP to govern.

Brownley widens her lead in Ventura Congressional race

Freshman Democrat Julia Brownley is ahead by just 1,023 votes in the 26th Congressional District, with more than 40,000 ballots still uncounted.

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.