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
In the midst of the plaudits and praise for Richard Holbrooke, I'll remember him for letting war criminals off the hook.
President Barack Obama hasn’t been playing much basketball since he got elbowed in the mouth in a Thanksgiving pickup game. But he found time on Monday to congratulate the best team in the basketball world.
Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez survived her election, but apparently her beloved cat Gretzky did not. Her annual holiday cards always seem to feature that ball of fluff in silly poses.
If you play online poker for money, you’re probably breaking the law. Four years ago, Congress stopped banks and credit card companies from sending money to gambling websites. That could change soon.
Looking for a job is hard enough. Here's something else to worry about: the federal government is more than a little troubled about Wikileaks and who leaked the documents. Freedom of speech issues aside, if you're applying for a government job, it's a bad idea to start surfing the web for Wikileak material.
You might want to check out CSPAN. Independent Senator Bernie Sanders has just begun hour number EIGHT of a filibuster over the tax cut/unemployment extension deal. He's not at the Jimmy Stewart stage of collapsing at his desk, but it's a rare thing to see a REAL filibuster instead of the THREAT of a filibuster (ie: go ahead and try to get 60 votes for this thing to avoid me talking all day long.
Rather than specifically asking "do you support the Dream Act?" Gallup pollsters asked whether they would support a law that would "grant legal status to illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children if they join the military or attend college".
Congresswoman Maxine Waters has pulled her resolution asking for an investigation of the House Ethics Committee. The L.A. Democrat still wants to know why the committee placed a pair of lawyers investigating her on administrative leave.
Reporters pounding away at their laptops in the pressroom in the basement of the Capitol were distracted a few moments ago by a very familiar voice.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that LA Democrat Henry Waxman will return as Democratic head of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. But because Democrats become the minority party in January, Waxman leaves the chairmanship and takes the job of Ranking Member.
Newly elected Republican governors in several states said they didn't want federal transportation dollars designated for high speed rail projects. They wanted to use the money for bridges and road repairs.
The U.S. Senate was supposed to vote this morning on the Dream Act. The measure would grant legal status to undocumented students and members of the military. But the vote’s been postponed.
The Dream Act vote is postponed. That's the result. How we got there is a lot of backroom discussions and parliamentary craziness.
The resolution from Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters of Los Angeles asking for an investigation of the House ethics committee will not be voted on today. It may come up next week.
The vote was close - 216 to 198. And when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the Dream Act has passed, the floor erupted in applause. But the victory for immigration activists is likely to be short lived.