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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Frustrated Chuck Todd Blames GOP 'Sabotage' for ObamaCare Failure

Appearing on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd blamed Republicans for ObamaCare beginning to collapse under its own weight: "...you could argue that there are ...
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Networks Slam Rick Perry for Getting 'Very Personal' With 'Folk Hero' Wendy Davis

In the wake of her filibuster in the Texas state senate on Tuesday, NBC, ABC, and CBS all expressed their outrage at Texas Governor Rick Perry daring to criticize their anointed abortion "folk ...
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'Today' Show Panel Praises Pop Culture Being 'Ahead of the Courts' on Gay Marriage

Leading off a panel discussion on Thursday's NBC Today applauding the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions, co-host Natalie Morales proclaimed: "Wednesday's historic ruling on same-sex ...
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NBC Cheers Gay 'Vindication': 'Day San Francisco's Castro District Has Been Waiting For'

Celebrating Wednesday's Supreme Court rulings in favor of gay marriage, on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Gabe Gutierrez reported live from San Francisco city hall and announced: "In one of ...
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NBC Reporter Gushes: Gay Marriage Rulings 'Very Personally Satisfying' for Obama

Reporting from the White House lawn during NBC's live coverage of the Supreme Court's rulings in favor of gay marriage on Wednesday, correspondent Peter Alexander touted how the decisions were ...
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NBC Legal Analyst Heralds 'Sweeping Historic Decision for Gay Rights'; Praises 'Pro-Civil Rights Bloc' of Liberal Justices

During live coverage of the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings on Wednesday, NBC legal analyst Lisa Bloom could barely contain her enthusiasm at the decisions overturning the Defense of ...
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MSNBC Hosts in Awe of Obama's Africa Trip Making Ailing Mandela Smile

On Tuesday, successive MSNBC hosts used the failing health of former South African president Nelson Mandela to promote President Obama's upcoming trip to Africa. Daily Rundown host Chuck Todd ...
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NBC's Todd Frets Congress Not 'Mature Enough' to Revamp Voting Rights Act

Appearing on MSNBC moments after the Supreme Court handed down its decision on the Voting Rights Act, NBC News chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd wrung his hands over the prospect of ...
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NBC's Todd Claims 'Republicans Overplaying Their Hand' on IRS 'Quote/Unquote Scandal'

In a desperate attempt to dismiss the ongoing IRS scandal, on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Tuesday, host and NBC News political director Chuck Todd seized on reports "that it wasn't just ...
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NBC's Gregory Longs for 'Government Playing a Bigger Role' in Economy

In an interview with liberal economist Jeffrey Sachs for Meet the Press's Press Pass segment on Sunday, moderator David Gregory worried about skepticism of big government: "...a lot of it has ...
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NBC's Gregory Hypes Claims 'Conservative Opposition' to Immigration Bill Will Cause GOP 'Death Spiral'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory lobbed this softball to Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez about the immigration bill being debated in Congress: "...are you ...
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NBC Hype: 'Bitter Fight' Over Immigration 'Pitting Republican Versus Republican'

Introducing a report on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer announced "a significant breakthrough in a bitter fight on Capitol Hill," followed by correspondent Kelly O'Donnell declaring ...
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Morning Shows Hype 'High Expectations' of Obama Speech, Ignore Lackluster Performance

President Obama's speech at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin was much anticipated by the network morning shows on Wednesday. On ABC's Good Morning America, Jonathan Karl announced: "Expectations ...
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NBC's Todd Excuses Obama's Poor Speech Performance: Crowd Too Small, 'It Was Hot'

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Wednesday, NBC's chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd came up with a long list of excuses for President Obama's poor speech performance in ...
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NBC's Mitchell and Cosmo Editor Bash House GOP for 'Picking a Fight' on Abortion

On her eponymous 1 p.m. ET show on MSNBC on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell ranted against House Republicans daring to introduce pro-life legislation to limit abortions: "The House is expected ...
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NBC: 'Once Heralded as the Anti-George Bush,' Obama Receives 'Muted Reception' in Europe

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, reporting on President Obama's trip to Europe, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd fretted over the commander-in-chief's declining popularity overseas: ...
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NBC's Mitchell Touts Snowden Bashing Cheney

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell seized on NSA leaker Edward Snowden attacking former Vice President Dick Cheney, who labeled Snowden a traitor for publicizing ...
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'Today' Hosts: Bloomberg Forcing New Yorkers to Sort Rotting Garbage a 'Great Idea'

The hosts on Monday's NBC Today were all in agreement that New City Mayor Michael Bloomberg forcing all residents to sort out rotten food scraps from their garbage for composting – and to hold ...
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NBC's Mitchell Disses Cheney to Defend Obama on NSA Snooping

In a report on Monday's NBC Today about new leaks from National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell took a jab at former Vice ...
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NBC Hypes New Census Data Showing 'White Majority Gone In 30 Years'

Amid the debate over immigration reform and media predictions that the Republican Party will never again win a national election due to demographic shifts in the country, correspondent Tom ...