Kyle Drennen

a News Analyst

Kyle Drennen is a news analyst for the Media Research Center. He joined the MRC in 2007 after graduating from Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science.

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NBC's Mitchell: How Do We Stop All These GOP 'Voter Suppression Efforts'?

In an interview with California attorney general Kamala Harris during live MSNBC coverage of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, host Andrea Mitchell fretted: ...
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On MLK Anniversary, NBC Sees Another Day to Boost Obama

In a puff piece on Wednesday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Kristen Welker heralded President Obama's upcoming speech marking the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" ...
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NBC Promotes Let's Move Success...As Schools Drop Lunch Program

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie conducted a cooking segment with White House chef Sam Kass to promote First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and wondered: "So do you ...
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NBC's Todd Tees Up Guest to Claim Criticism of Big Government Just Racism in Disguise

On Tuesday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, host Chuck Todd invited liberal historian Taylor Branch to blast modern-day conservatism as nothing more than racism in disguise: "You talked about how ...
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NBC's Mitchell: Is GOP Doing Democrats 'A Favor' by Pushing 'Voter Suppression'?

On her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Monday, host Andrea Mitchell touted Attorney General Eric Holder "speaking about the national battle for voting rights" in the wake of new state voter I.D. ...
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NBC's Gregory: Do Obama Critics Have Same 'Resentment and Fear' as Racists 50 Years Ago?

At the top of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory interviewed Democratic Congressman John Lewis about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech and ...
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NBC Sympathizes With 'Chelsea' Manning, Asks if 'She' Will 'Force' Government to Pay for Sex Change

In an exclusive interview with Bradley Manning's attorney David Coombs on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie read a "bombshell announcement" from the convicted military leaker: "I ...
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Networks Seize on White House Scandal...From 40 Years Ago

While NBC, ABC, and CBS have censored coverage of the ongoing IRS scandal for weeks – even as new revelations have moved it higher up the rungs of the Obama administration – on Wednesday and ...
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MSNBC: Obama Having to 'Swat' GOP 'Gnats' That Are 'Swarming Around Him'

On Wednesday's MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports, fill-in co-host Kathleen Matthews, wife of Hardball host Chris Matthews, lamented Republicans distracting President Obama from pushing his liberal ...
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NBC 'Sounding the Alarm' on Climate Change: 'Industrialized World' Using More Than 'Fair Share' of Fossil Fuels

Hyping a story on global warming for Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Lester Holt proclaimed: "Sounding the alarm. A leaked report about the danger happening all around us tonight." ...
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Forget All the Problems with ObamaCare, There's a New White House Dog!

Rather than focus on the myriad of problems plaguing the implementation of ObamaCare, on Tuesday, all three network morning shows instead provided coverage of the First Family getting a second ...
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Chris Matthews Congratulates DNC Chair for Uniting Democratic Party

Filling in for Andrea Mitchell on her 1 p.m. et MSNBC show on Monday, Hardball host Chris Matthews wrapped up an interview with Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz by ...
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NBC's Gregory Hopes Obama Uses Anniversary of MLK Speech as 'Leadership Moment' to 'Challenge Republicans'

At the end of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory excitedly announced to his panel of guests: "We're coming up on an anniversary that is going to give the President an ...
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NBC Does Entire Segment on U.S. Egypt Policy Without Mentioning Obama by Name

In an impressive display of journalistic gymnastics on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie and Meet the Press moderator David Gregory managed to have an entire discussion about U.S. ...
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After Gauzy Promotion of Bin Laden Raid, NBC Scolds Obama Aide for Revealing President's Card Game

While NBC marked the one-year anniversary of the Bin Laden killing with a fawning Inside the Situation Room profile of President Obama, on Thursday, the cast of Today chided former White House ...
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NBC Suddenly Gets Tough on Clintons In Wake of Hillary Biopic Controversy

Perhaps in response to the backlash against a planned miniseries on Hillary Clinton, Thursday's NBC Today aired an unusually critical story about the "chaos" at the Clinton Foundation and the ...
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NBC Reports ObamaCare May Force People to Change Doctors, Skips President's Promise to the Contrary

Leading off Saturday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Kate Snow declared: "Healthy choices? Big challenges ahead for when the new health care law takes effect. Will you have to change your ...
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NBC's 'Today' Ignores ObamaCare Failures, Touts Downfall of Obama-Mocking Rodeo Clown

While NBC's senior investigative correspondent Lisa Myers did a full report on Tuesday's Nightly News about ObamaCare causing cutbacks in worker hours across the country, Wednesday's Today ...
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NBC Hypes State Fair Mocking Obama Like 'Klan Rally'; Not News on CBS and ABC

On Monday morning, only NBC's Today deemed President Obama being mocked during a rodeo at the Missouri State Fair to be national news, going so far as to wonder if it was "Rodeo Racism" and ...
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NBC's Mitchell and Wash Post's Cillizza Express 'Disappointment' in Obama's Second Term

On Friday's MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports, while previewing President Obama's upcoming press conference, host Andrea Mitchell turned to The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza and lamented the lack ...