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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NBC's Idea of ObamaCare 'Reality Check': Talk to Its Biggest Supporters

In a segment on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press that host David Gregory laughably billed as an ObamaCare "reality check," he invited two of the law's biggest supporters to deliver White House ...
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NBC's Gregory Cuts Off GOP Congressman to Spew ObamaCare Propaganda

On Sunday's Meet the Press, as Republican Congressman Mike Rogers denounced ObamaCare's "unprecedented confiscation of people's health care," moderator David Gregory interrupted to parrot ...
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After Days Censoring ObamaCare Coverage, NBC Lets Chris Matthews Blame GOP for Failure

After NBC refused to even mention ObamaCare since November 18, Saturday's Today allowed left-wing MSNBC host Chris Matthews to actually blame Republicans for the program's ongoing failures: "I ...
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What ObamaCare Disaster? NBC Continues Blackout of Failing Health Care Law

After going 72 hours without even mentioning ObamaCare on its air waves, NBC's continued refusal to cover the disastrous policy on Thursday's Nightly News or Friday's Today brought that total up ...
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Blackout: NBC Censors All Coverage of ObamaCare for Days

NBC News has completely censored any mention of the unfolding ObamaCare disaster for the last 72 hours. Not one word about the millions of Americans losing their health insurance nor the ...
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NBC's Williams Ignores Obama Omitting 'Under God' From Gettysburg Address

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams noted President Obama and the four former living presidents reciting the Gettysburg Address to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham ...
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NBC Finds No Time for Ongoing ObamaCare Disaster, But Plenty for Obamas' First Date

After censoring any coverage of the continuing ObamaCare disaster since Monday morning, NBC did manage to find time to cover Michelle Obama's fashion choices and the First Couple's first date on ...
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On 'Tonight Show,' Bush and Leno Take Jabs at NBC

Appearing on Tuesday's Tonight Show, former President George W. Bush got a laugh from the audience with this one-liner: "We've always had such great relations with NBC." Host Jay Leno added to the ...
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With White House in Crisis, NBC Brings On Robert Gibbs to Spin for Obama

After playing a clip of Saturday Night Live mocking President Obama's "embattled second term" on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie sympathetically observed: "I guess if you're at ...
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NBC Touts President's 'To-Do List' for Containing Political Damage from ObamaCare

On Monday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander lifted talking points directly from an Organizing for Action email while reporting on the political fallout from ObamaCare: "With ...
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NBC Sympathizes: 'Humble President' Was 'Strikingly Contrite' About ObamaCare Failures

On Friday, NBC's Today tried to cast President Obama's Thursday press conference about the ObamaCare disaster in the most sympathetic light possible, with co-host Savannah leading off the show ...
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NBC: Polar Bears Like 'Passengers on the Titanic' Because of Global Warming

Teasing an upcoming story on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams warned of "the habitat of the polar bears melting earlier and faster than ever" and promised "a jaw-dropping look ...
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NBC's Todd: There Were Always Going to Be 'Small Number of Losers' Under ObamaCare

Appearing on Thursday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd matter-of-factly declared that ObamaCare was always going to be a bad deal for some Americans: "There are always ...
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NBC Host to RNC Chair: Shouldn't GOP Be 'More Timid' Criticizing ObamaCare?

In the midst of the unmitigated disaster that has been the roll out of ObamaCare, on Saturday's NBC Today, co-host Lester Holt had the audacity to suggest to Republican National Committee ...
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'Today' Hosts Mock ObamaCare Ads That 'A Lot of People Are Offended By'

Early in the 9 a.m. ET hour on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-hosts Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, and Al Roker mocked a series of new ads designed to promote ObamaCare, even with Geist reading one ...
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Infatuated Al Roker Obsessed With Getting Joe Biden to Co-Host 'Today'

On Monday's NBC Today, weatherman Al Roker continued his campaign to get Vice President Joe Biden to co-host the morning show: "I mean, we love the VP, just because he's fun and he would fit in ...
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Failed Radio Host Scarborough Takes to NBC to Bash Conservative Talk Radio

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today to hawk his new book, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough – whose own radio show was cancelled after a brief run in 2010 – proceeded to slam conservative talk radio hosts: ...
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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 ...