Kyle Drennen

News Analyst

Kyle Drennen is a news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing writer to our NewsBusters blog. 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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Actor Rob Lowe: People Should Be Less Dependent on Government, 'More Responsible for Their Own Lives'

Speaking to Meet the Press moderator David Gregory for NBC's web-based program Press Pass on Sunday, usually liberal actor Rob Lowe expressed a more conservative political perspective: "Just my ...
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NBC: GOP 'Facing A War Within' Must Abandon 'Far Right' Tea Party

Trying to deflect from the political damage ObamaCare has done to Democrats, on Monday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander hyped GOP divisions: "...the Republican Party is ...
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Palin Slaps Down NBC Spin as Matt Lauer Hopes People 'Forgive' President's ObamaCare Lies

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer declared that President Obama "apologized" for ObamaCare failures, "not only the issues with the website, but broken promises as well." Turning to former ...
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NBC Hypes President's 'Direct Apology' for ObamaCare Failures

Touting chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd's exclusive interview with President Obama on Thursday, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams proclaimed: "We are all about to hear the President of ...
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NBC's Todd: President 'Didn't Intentionally' Lie About ObamaCare

While NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd did question President Obama on the failed ObamaCare rollout during an exclusive interview on Thursday, the network political director ...
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After Biden's Latest Gaffe, NBC's Roker Again Implores VP to Co-Host 'Today' Show

On Thursday's NBC Today, Al Roker's self-described "bromance" with Vice President Joe Biden continued as the morning show weatherman pleaded: "Mr. Vice President, once again, we beseech you, ...
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NBC: Forget How Unpopular Obama is, He's Hugging White House Guests!

While NBC has failed to report the latest Gallup poll showing President Obama's approval rating falling to 39%, Wednesday's Today did find time to applaud the commander-in-chief for greeting ...
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NBC: Thanksgiving 'In Jeopardy' Because of Government Shutdown

After NBC warned viewers that the partial government shutdown that ended weeks ago may be "the Grinch that stole Christmas," on Tuesday's Today, correspondent Stephanie Gosk fretted that ...
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NBC's Todd Predicts 'A Lot of I-Told-You-Sos' Against Tea Party After NJ and VA Elections

On Tuesday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd eagerly forecasted Republican defeat in the Virginia governor's race and that all the blame for the loss would be ascribed to ...
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Chris Matthews Rants: GOP 'Doesn't Have the Moral Credibility' to 'Mock' ObamaCare Failure

Appearing on Saturday's NBC Today, MSNBC host Chris Matthews launched into a rant denouncing Republicans for daring to be critical of the disastrous ObamaCare rollout: "...one party has a ...
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Heilemann: Obama's 'Disdain' for Romney's 'BS' to Blame for Bad 2012 Debate Performance

Promoting his new book about the 2012 election, Double Down, with co-author Mark Halperin on Monday's NBC Today, New York Magazine national affairs editor John Heilemann offered Obama campaign ...
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Andrea Mitchell Frets Unpopular Obama Can't 'Frighten' GOP Anymore

On her 1 p.m. ET MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell whined about Senate Republicans blocking some of the President's recent nominees and worried about the impact of Obama's sagging ...
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NBC: 'As Bad as Things Are for the President, They're Still Worse for the Republicans'

While NBC political director Chuck Todd appeared on Thursday's Today to report on President Obama's approval rating hitting a "record low" in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll ...
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Amid ObamaCare Disaster, NBC's Todd Insists GOP 'Has No Interest in Governing'

While discussing the numerous ObamaCare failures on Wednesday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd felt it necessary to gratuitously bash Republicans: "And suddenly you have ...
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Leno Tougher on How President 'Lied' About ObamaCare Than NBC Reporters

On Tuesday's NBC Tonight Show, host Jay Leno provided harsher criticism of President Obama falsely claiming that Americans could keep their current health insurance plans under ObamaCare than ...
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NBC's Lauer Revels in Christie Bashing GOP and Praising Obama Over Sandy Relief

During an interview with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer seized the opportunity to tout Christie ...
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NBC Gives Only 21 Seconds to Scoop That Obama Knew People Would Lose Health Plans; ABC and CBS Ignore

Near the end of the fourth story on Monday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Peter Alexander managed to squeeze in a mention of the network's scoop that the Obama administration knew ...
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NBC Host: Has Sebelius 'Separated Herself' from ObamaCare Failure? 'Is Her Job Safer?'

On Sunday's NBC Today, co-host Lester Holt wondered if Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had "successfully separated herself now from this trouble" with the ObamaCare website ...
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NBC Frets: Nobel-Prize-Winning 'Rock Star' Obama Now 'Subject of Europe's Scorn'

Showing more concern for President Obama's popularity than the national security implications of the latest leaks in the NSA spying scandal, on Monday's NBC Today, chief foreign affairs ...
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NBC Reporter Tries to Blame House GOP for ObamaCare Website Failure

In an interview with Tennessee Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn on Wednesday's MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports, fill-in host and NBC White House correspondent Kristen Welker desperately attempted ...