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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CBS Blames Global Warming for Harsh Winter Weather

As a snow storm beared down on the east coast on Thursday, CBS This Morning sought to lay blame on global warming, with the headline on screen fretting: "Extreme Weather; Are These Kinds of ...
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Relieved Chuck Todd: Are We Done With 'Debt Ceiling Being Wielded as a Political Weapon?'

At the top of MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Wednesday, host and NBC political director Chuck Todd triumphantly declared: "What a difference a shutdown makes. Picking their poison, Republican leaders ...
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Networks Applaud GOP Caving on Debt Ceiling: 'America One Step Closer to Being Able to Pay Its Bills'

All three network morning shows on Wednesday cheered House Republicans giving up on trying to attach conditions to raising the nation's borrowing limit. On NBC's Today, news reader Natalie ...
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NBC's Mitchell Dismisses Hillary Papers: 'What is New Here?' Hasn't 'Statute of Limitations' Run Out on Clinton Scandals?

During her MSNBC show on Monday, host Andrea Mitchell tried to dismiss unflattering revelations about Bill and Hillary Clinton found in a series of documents from a close confidante: ...
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Networks Give Little Coverage to 'Another Hiccup' for ObamaCare

Between Monday's network evening newscasts and Tuesday's morning shows, NBC, ABC and CBS failed to provide a single full report on President Obama unilaterally issuing another ObamaCare ...
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Networks Hail Gay Football Player Coming Out as 'Watershed Moment in American Sports'

After University of Missouri football player and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam came out as gay in interviews over the weekend, all three network morning shows on Monday veered into gay rights ...
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Andrea Mitchell Applauds RFK Jr.'s 'Impassioned Plea' for Obama to Stop Keystone Pipeline by Fiat

On Friday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell gave left-wing environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. a platform to denounce the Keystone Pipeline. Kennedy ranted: "The people who are promoting ...
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NBC's Todd Sees 'Long-Term Disaster' for GOP by Delaying Immigration Reform

On Friday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, host and NBC political director Chuck Todd proclaimed that the Republican decision to put off immigration reform until after 2014 "is a long-term ...
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Andrea Mitchell: Immigration Reform Would Be 'Jewel in the Crown' of Obama Presidency

On her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell saw immigration reform as a way to save Barack Obama's floundering presidency: "This would be, you know, the jewel in the ...
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CBS: Effort to Solve California Drought Just a Political Ploy by GOP 'Endangered Species'

On Thursday's CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose described how most of California was suffering from "extreme or exceptional drought" but fretted that "the crisis is turning into a political ...
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Krauthammer Blasts 'Incredible Lack of Curiosity of the Mainstream Media' on Obama Scandals

During a panel discussion on Wednesday's Special Report on Fox News, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer denounced the "incredible lack of curiosity of the mainstream media" regarding the ...
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NBC's Todd Whines: 'Unfair' for GOP to Say ObamaCare Will Cost Jobs

Following White House talking points to the letter on Wednesday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, host Chuck Todd bemoaned how "Republicans immediately seized on" the Congressional Budget ...
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NBC's 'Today' Completely Ignores Report That ObamaCare Will Cost Over 2 Million Jobs

While both CBS This Morning and ABC's Good Morning America both managed some air time on Wednesday to cover a new Congressional Budget Office report showing ObamaCare will cost the American ...
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Andrea Mitchell Warns Keystone Pipeline Would Ruin Obama's 'Climate Change Legacy'

On Monday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell warned that President Obama would endanger his reputation with left-wing environmentalists if he dared to approve the Keystone Pipeline: "It goes very ...
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Obama Whines to O'Reilly: 'Absolutely' Unfair to Ask About ObamaCare, IRS, and Benghazi

During an extended portion of Bill O'Reilly's Super Bowl interview with President Obama aired on Monday's O'Reilly Factor, the Fox News host wondered: "Do you think I've been unfair to you?" ...
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NBC Invites Favorite Liberal Historian to Praise Obama's Legacy of 'Forward Movement in Social Justice'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory fretted over the "shrinking presidency" of Barack Obama: "A thousand days left for President Obama. And here was a headline we looked up ...
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Obama Lashes Out at O'Reilly Over Tough Benghazi and IRS Questions

Not accustomed to being asked difficult questions about his failures in office, President Obama attacked Fox News host Bill O'Reilly during a pre-Super Bowl interview on Sunday for daring to ...
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Networks Tout Obama Dodging Tough Questions from O'Reilly and Attacking Fox News

All three network morning shows on Monday promoted President Obama's attempts to deflect tough questions on a several administration scandals during a pre-Super Bowl interview with Fox News ...
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NBC Edits Democratic Atlanta Mayor Out of Snowstorm Controversy, Blames GOP Governor

At the top of Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed that "the [Republican] governor of Georgia [Nathan Deal] chose to fall on his snow shovel" over how Tuesday's rare ...
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Andrea Mitchell Urges NBC 'Journalist' Maria Shriver to 'Take a Bow' for Inspiring Obama's 'Equal Pay' Crusade

On her Thursday 1 p.m. ET MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell gushed over NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver's political activism as "the force behind the influential Shriver Report about ...