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 'Today' Cheers: 'Crowd Went Wild' for Obamas Kissing at Basketball Game

Offering some pro-Obama fluff on Tuesday's NBC Today, news reader Natalie Morales gushed over the President and First Lady getting caught on the "Kiss Cam" at a basketball game during a "date ...
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NBC's Lauer Ignores Obama Campaign Aide Calling Romney a Felon

In an otherwise tough interview with Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter on Tuesday's NBC Today about the negative tone of the President's re-election bid, co-host Matt Lauer failed to ...
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NBC's Guthrie: Does Romney Look Like He Has 'Something to Hide'?

In an interview with Republican strategist Steve Schmidt on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie portrayed Mitt Romney's decision not to release more tax returns as a sign of guilt: ...
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NBC: 'Mounting Pressure' for Romney to Release Tax Returns, Even from 'Prominent Conservatives'

At the top of Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie kept up the drum beat for Mitt Romney to release more tax returns as she proclaimed: "Mounting pressure. Mitt Romney facing new calls ...
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Sigourney Weaver to NBC's Gregory: Dems About 'The People'; GOP Just 'Serving Big Business'

In an interview with Meet the Press moderator David Gregory for the Sunday show's web-based feature Press Pass, USA's Political Animals star Sigourney Weaver explained her support for President ...
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NBC's Brian Williams Accuses Fox News of 'Jingoism' for Criticizing U.S. Olympic Uniforms

In a nasty rant at the end of Thursday's Rock Center on NBC, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams slammed the hosts of FNC's morning show for daring to criticize the uniforms for the U.S. Olympic ...
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NBC: Obama Preaches 'Unity' and 'Optimism' While Romney 'Relentlessly Attacked'

In a campaign report for Friday's NBC Today, correspondent Peter Alexander touted a sound bite of President Obama telling CBS's Charlie Rose: "...the nature of this office is also to tell a ...
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NBC's Guthrie Invites Clinton to Slam GOP 'Rooting for the Economy to Fail'

In an interview aired on Friday's NBC Today, former President Bill Clinton began by attacking Republicans: "I'm not sure both sides want the economy to get better....I know what Senator ...
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Donny Deutsch Predicts Women and Minorities Will 'Cost' Romney Election

During a panel discussion on Thursday's NBC Today about Mitt Romney's NAACP speech, advertising executive Donny Deutsch gave credit to the Republican presidential candidate for making the ...
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NBC's Guthrie Worries: Is Romney Campaign 'Calling the President a Liar?'

In an interview with Romney campaign advisor Ed Gillespie on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie fretted over Republicans dismantling false Obama campaign attacks that Romney ...
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Wash Post's Pearlstein Insists Romney Guilty of Outsourcing, Despite His Paper Debunking Such Claims

Appearing on Wednesday's Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, Washington Post financial columnist Steve Pearlstein accused Mitt Romney of being responsible for Bain Capital outsourcing jobs, even ...
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Networks Hype Global Warming Report, Urge 'Limiting Man-Made Greenhouse Gases'

On Tuesday night, all three network evening newscasts ran with stories on a newly released government report blaming man-made climate change for recent extreme weather. ABC's World News led ...
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Donny Deutsch Rants: 'We Are a Country That is At Class Warfare Now'

During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC Today about philanthropist Denise Rich renouncing her U.S. citizenship to reportedly avoid paying taxes, advertising executive Donny Deutsch used the ...
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Sigourney Weaver Admits 'Political Animals' Character 'Inspired' By 'Remarkable' Hillary Clinton

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today to promote her new USA series Political Animals, actress Sigourney Weaver admitted that her character, a former First Lady turned Secretary of State, was based ...
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NBC: Obama 'Defying Gravity' By Painting Romney as 'Dangerous'

On Saturday's NBC Today, co-host Lester Holt pondered why President Obama's poll numbers were not lower given the poor economy: "...you look at the polls, the latest NBC News/Wall Street ...
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'Chorus of Democrats' and NBC Want to Make Romney Wealth a 'Central Issue' in Campaign

In a report on Monday's NBC Today that could have been written by the Obama campaign, correspondent Peter Alexander helpfully touted the Democratic line of attack against Mitt Romney: "...pictures ...
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NBC's Lauer Invites David Axelrod to Slam GOP Over Holder Contempt Vote

On Friday's NBC Today co-host Matt Lauer didn't just lob a softball to Obama campaign advisor David Axelrod about Attorney General Eric Holder being held in contempt of Congress, he placed the ...
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NBC: Chief Justice Had 'Nixon-to-China Alignment' with Court Liberals

On Friday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie touted Chief Justice John Roberts joining the Supreme Court majority in upholding ObamaCare as an "almost Nixon-to-China alignment with liberals on ...
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Media Gush Over Chief Justice 'On the Side of History' With 'Clever Lawyering'

During NBC's noon et hour special coverage of the ObamaCare Supreme Court ruling, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams declared that Chief Justice John Roberts sided with liberals on the Court ...
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NBC's Gregory: 5-4 Against ObamaCare = 'Nightmare'; 5-4 for ObamaCare = 'Big Step' Away from 'Polarized' Court

Meet the Press host David Gregory displayed a stunning double standard throughout NBC's Thursday morning coverage of the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare. Prior to the decision, he warned ...