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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'Today' Show Crew Fawns Over 'Strong Leader' Hillary Showing 'True Emotion'

At the top of the 9 a.m. et hour on Thursday's NBC Today, the morning show cast devoted a four-minute panel discussion to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton getting emotional during her ...
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NBC Applauds Clinton's 'Vigorous Defense' Against 'Hostile Interrogation' By GOP

At the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie hyped Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's performance during congressional testimony on Wednesday: "Vigorous defense. A fired up ...
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NBC Panel Scolds Prince Harry: 'Why Do You Need to Antagonize the Taliban?'

During a panel discussion on Wednesday's NBC Today, attorney Star Jones and the network's chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman hyperventilated over Britain's Prince Harry revealing in ...
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NBC Cheers 'Invigorated' and 'Emboldened' Obama Pushing 'Broad Liberal Agenda'

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Kristen Welker touted President Obama gearing up for his second term: "An invigorated President Obama joined in a prayer service this ...
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NBC Laments 'Grueling Day' of Benghazi Testimony for 'Stellar' Clinton

Wrapping up a report on Wednesday's NBC Today about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's upcoming congressional testimony on the Benghazi terrorist attack, chief foreign affairs correspondent ...
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NBC's Williams Invites Colin Powell to Slam GOP 'Hatred' and 'Nastiness'

In an exchange with former Secretary of State and prominent Obama supporter Colin Powell during NBC's live inauguration coverage on Monday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams urged Powell ...
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NBC Hypes Republican 'Disarray' as 'Bloodier-Minded' Obama Focuses on Beating GOP in 2nd Term

A panel discussion on Monday's NBC Today on President Obama's second term quickly devolved into anti-Republican ranting, with correspondent Andrea Mitchell proclaiming: "It's been so toxic ...
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NBC Gushes Over First Lady's Hairdo and President's Playlist

On Thursday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams took time out of the broadcast to provide this supposed "news" update: "First Lady Michelle Obama turned 49 today. But the big news came as ...
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NBC Slams NRA for 'Escalated Rhetoric' and 'Raising Money' After Newtown Shooting

In a report for Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell smeared the National Rifle Association as a group benefitting from tragedy: "Even as America was shaken by the horror ...
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NBC Cheers Obama 'Fighting Back' With 'Emotional Plea' for Gun Restrictions

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams enthusiastically touted President Obama playing offense on gun regulations: "Fighting back. President Obama is out with his plan ...
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NBC's Andrea Mitchell Argues Gun Rights 'Can Be Infringed'

In a contentious exchange with Eric Pratt of Gun Owners of America on her Wednesday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell declared that Constitutional rights, like the right to bear arms, were more ...
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NRA Ad Identifies NBC's David Gregory as 'Elitist Hypocrite' on Gun Control

As MediaBistro's TVNewser blog noticed on Wednesday, an image of NBC Meet the Press moderator David Gregory was featured in the newly released ad by the National Rifle Association, labeling ...
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NBC: NRA 'Getting Personal' With Gun Ad 'Targeting' Obama Daughters

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer hyperventilated over a newly released ad from the National Rifle Association pointing out the hypocrisy of President Obama on gun ...
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NBC's Guthrie Chats With Sotomayor About Her Love Life in Softball Interview

In part two of an interview with liberal Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie wondered: "Your mom fell in love again late in life....Do you ever ...
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NBC Promotes 'Correspondent' Chelsea Clinton's Role in Obama Inauguration

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer eagerly touted "special correspondent" Chelsea Clinton being a part of the festivities leading up to President Obama's inauguration: "She's going to ...
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NBC Parrots Obama Blaming GOP for Hypothetical Government Shutdown

Serving as President Obama's stenographer on Monday's NBC Nightly News, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd eagerly touted the President hammering Republicans on the debt ceiling during ...
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NBC's Gregory Invites Panel to Pile On After Powell Slams GOP for 'Intolerance'

Shortly after former Secretary of State Colin Powell attacked the Republican Party for having a supposed "dark vein of intolerance," on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory ...
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NBC's Guthrie Frets Over Supreme Court Split: 'So-Called Liberals' vs 'Conservative Bloc'

Interviewing Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor about her new memoir on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie worried that political division was undermining the high court: "Do you ...
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NBC's Williams Inaugurates 'Post-Newtown Era' of Gun Restrictions

For three consecutive nights on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams proclaimed the country to now be in the "post-Newtown era," as he and reporters ...
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NBC's Lauer Grills NRA President: Has 'Monumental' Power of Gun Rights Group 'Eroded'?

In an interview with National Rifle Association president David Keene on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered: "Do you have the support in Congress to block any federal ban on ...