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
Who decides what data the National Security Agency and FBI get to see? A local Congressman wants the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance courts to explain.
It's as if politicians are all reading from the same page. And they are. They're called talking points, now part of the political spin on immigration.
Both John Boehner and Xavier Becerra say there needs to be a bipartisan approach to immigration. But it's highly unlikely in the House.
The grammar was fine, but former English teacher and first-term Congressman gives GOP colleagues a failing grade for immigration letter.
At a Wednesday meeting on Capitol Hill, Republican leaders tried to sell immigration to lawmakers as good for the party. It was a tough sell.
Some GOP hardliners don't trust Speaker John Boehner on immigration and fear an end run in conference committee will produce path to citizenship.
A day ahead of a House GOP meeting on immigration, Democrats say any bill must include a path to citizenship
The union has targeted 10 Republican districts, including a couple in Southern California, with Spanish language radio spots for immigration reform.
The clock is ticking on Capitol Hill for Congress to finish work on immigration reform and student loans before adjourning for summer
The date and place are yet to be announced; the agency is having a difficult time finding a venue for what will likely be a large and noisy public meeting.
Congress gets low marks from American voters; a new Gallup poll shows that parents don't want their kids to run for office either.
The Irvine Congressman, who won't seek reelection next year, says he's "hit the wall" — tired of the travel and gridlock on Capitol Hill.
Orange County Republican John Campbell won't run for re-election next year, saying he's tired of the twice a week commute to D.C.
The Senate has passed historic immigration legislation on a 68-32 vote. The House is still stuck in partisan gridlock.
California's 2008 campaign over same-sex marriage topped the $80 million mark, attracting donors with some unexpected religious and political points of view.