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
The number of fire fighting aircraft operated by the U.S. Forest Service has been shrinking. But Congress is nearly doubling the number of air tankers.
California's senior U.S. Senator asks the mayor to restore the economic health of the airport. The cities of Ontario and LA have been at odds over its operation.
Lawmakers want the FTC to investigate the marketing of e-cigarettes to kids. Several cities, including LA, have banned the sale to minors.
The tapestry was made by orphan Armenian girls nearly a century ago. The White House recently denied a request for its use by the Smithsonian.
What can Washington learn from city leaders? President Obama invited Mayor Garcetti and other municipal chiefs to the White House to pick their brains.
While almost an equal number of Republicans and Democrats approved the deal, several SoCal members voted no because unemployment benefits weren't extended.
Activists used the last working day of the year for the House of Representatives to peacefully take over Congressional GOP offices.
The Speaker appointed Rebecca Tallent to work on immigration reform. California GOP Congressman David Valadao, a maverick on the issue, is putting in his two cents.
The bipartisan plan would head off budget battles, but it doesn't cut spending as much as some Republicans want or restore some of the funding that Democrats favor.
As Congress prepares to adjourn for the year, proponents of reform are telling Republican members they have unfinished business regarding immigration reform.
With every one of the state's 53 Congressional seats on the June primary ballot, the money race is in full swing. KPCC takes a look at who's flush.
Former Marine and LAPD officer Rafael Dagnesses is the second Republican to announce a run against first-term Representative Julia Brownley of Ventura.
A federal agency rules that construction of the Bakersfield-to-Fresno portion of the route can't begin before completion of a final environmental report.
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and a trio of law students took their argument over free speech to the nation's highest court.
'Tis the season...to throw your hat in the ring. The only question is whether Santa Clarita Republican Buck McKeon will really step down.