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

Another Congressional stalemate: highway funding

The Highway Trust Fund is running out of money and Congress can't agree on how to keep it going through summer. Time is running out for a deal.

Congress battles over immigration up to recess deadline

Nobody wants to head home in August and be labeled part of a "do nothing" Congress. So there's plenty of last minute activity on a border bill.

LA's Dept of Water & Power shops for a Washington Lobbyist

Capitol Hill staffers rely on the classifieds to find new jobs. So that's where LA's water agency launched a search for a new lobbyist.

Congress throws a curve to settle Dodger TV dispute

Members of Congress are calling for federal mediation to break a deadlock that's preventing thousands of Dodger fans from watching their team on television.

Unanimous vote in Congress to fight sex trafficking

An estimated 300,000 children are at risk for sexual exploitation in the United States. Congress finally voted as one to help protect them.

Democrats miss votes to hang with the president

Do you need a note from the president to miss votes on Capitol Hill? Democrats disappear from Washington to grab valuable California photo ops and face time.

2 Long Beach schools win national award for green programs

Recycling, reduced energy consumption and gardens are growing trends in public schools. A pair of Long Beach schools have just been honored for their green efforts.

Senate confirms Andre Birotte to LA federal bench

The US Senate has finally agreed on something; turning in a unanimous vote to confirm the nomination of Andre Birotte, Jr. as a new federal judge for LA

Issa: Voicemail is evidence of Solis wrongdoing

Darrell Issa, chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, says a voicemail left by L.A. County Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis is evidence of illegal campaign fundraising.

Election 2014: Which Californian has the most cash for November?

Congressional candidates have reported their latest campaign contribution totals to the Federal Election Commission. California's two top republicans have the advantage.

One man 'Rodney King' show returns to LA

The life and death of Rodney King is examined on stage by writer/performer Roger Guenveur Smith.

House partially funds quake warning system

An early warning earthquake system could get money from Congress.

California drought experts to Congress: Help.

UC Davis study finds the economic cost of California’s ongoing drought is more than $2 billion, with a loss of more than 17 thousand jobs. Will Congress help?

Calvert bill would speed deportation of minors

Democrats and Republicans are split over whether to change a 2008 law designed to fight trafficking. It's blamed for the influx at the border.

Comprehensive immigration reform not likely in 2014

The crisis of unaccompanied minors flooding over the border isn't enough to put an immigration bill on the floor for a vote.