Kitty Felde Washington, D.C. Correspondent
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
I'm a sucker for Mr. Firth. So I opened it.
It has been a wild week in the House of Representatives.
Basketball and politics are team sports. Today in Washington, D.C., Lakers forward Ron Artest teamed up with a Southern California congresswoman to rally for mental health services in schools.
The question keeps circulating: if Democratic Congresswoman Jane Harman of El Segundo has resigned her seat to become the new boss at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, why is she still in Congress?
When Florida killed its high speed rail project, it walked away from more than $2 billion in federal money. California’s two senators say “we’ll take it.”
They’re called “bath salt,” “spice,” and “K-2.” But they’re not designed for soaks in the tub, cooking or mountain climbing. They're actually dangerous designer drugs that federal agents warn are headed to a retail store near you.
"Sea World ends pay boost for orca trainers"
There's a caucus for almost everything under the sun here on Capitol Hill - a Hunger Caucus, a Wine Caucus, a Medical Technology Caucus. Now the guys with the calculators get their own caucus.
Federal Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the director of the National Counterterrorism Center briefed a Congressional committee this morning on the threat of homegrown terrorism.
Congresswoman Jane Harman has begun her farewell tour on Capitol Hill. The El Segundo Democrat will resign at the end of the month to become head of the prestigious Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
This just in from Mike Allen of POLITICO: former Senator Chris Dodd of Connecticut is "in negotiations" to become the next head of the Motion Picture Association of America.
Congresswoman Jane Harman spoke with reporters today – one day after she told constituents that she’s leaving Congress at the end of the month to head up the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Shortly after Democrat Jane Harman announced her decision to resign from Congress yesterday to head a think tank in Washington, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn said she will run for the seat. Harman held a press conference today to make the announcement official.
Democrat Jane Harman is leaving Congress to head up a prestigious research center in Washington, DC. The resignation creates a rare political opportunity: an open seat in a job without term limits.
I remember the first time I met Janice Hahn. It was election night 2000. The Bush v Gore election where results stretched on and on and on. Jane Harman's race was very late to be decided as well and I was assigned to her campaign headquarters in the South Bay.