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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Andrea Mitchell to EPA Chief: How Will You Handle GOP 'Climate Deniers'?

In a softball interview with Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy on Thursday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell teed up the Obama administration official to dismiss legitimate ...
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Andrea Mitchell Hails Obama's 'Landmark' Climate Deal; Slams GOP As Anti-Science

At the top of her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Wednesday, host Andrea Mitchell cheered President Obama "achieving a landmark climate agreement" with China to restrict carbon emissions: "I know ...
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CBS Finally Covers Gruber Revealing ObamaCare Deception

After a video of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber declaring that the health care law only passed due to the "stupidity of the American voter" went viral over the weekend, the Big Three ...
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Obama Set to Award Medal of Freedom to Media Ally Tom Brokaw

On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama would award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former NBC Nightly News anchor and current special correspondent Tom Brokaw – among ...
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Chuck Todd Laments Obama As 'a President Whose Potential Wasn't Realized'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd began writing Barack Obama's political obituary, but did so in the most sympathetic way possible. Lauer cited a ...
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NBC Hails Obama's 'Historic Choice' for Attorney General; Touts Sharpton Support

Introducing what amounted to a White House press release on Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt opened the broadcast by parroting President Obama's praise for attorney general nominee ...
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NBC Frets Over GOP 'Vowing to Undo' Obama's 'Most Treasured Accomplishment'

Worrying about President Obama's lame duck status following major Democratic Party losses in the midterm election, on Sunday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Kristen Welker ...
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NBC: 'Republicans Have Drawn Their Own Battle Lines' By 'Doubling Down' On ObamaCare Repeal

In a report for Friday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Kristen Welker continued the network's effort to preemptively blame Republicans for any gridlock that may occur in Washington ...
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Only NBC Notices Rand Paul's Midterm Meme #HillarysLosers

Of the three network morning shows on Thursday, only NBC's Today highlighted Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's viral social media meme, #HillarysLosers, which pointed out that every Democratic ...
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NBC: GOP Broke 'Truce' With Obama By Vowing ObamaCare Repeal Vote

On Thursday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Chris Jansing blamed Republicans for upsetting the supposed conciliatory mood in Washington following Tuesday's GOP midterm wave: "Well, what ...
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CBS Worried GOP Congress Will Actually Pass Legislation

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell fretted that the newly elected Republican Congress would dare to pass legislation: "If you look at a number of these new senators, they're ...
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NBC's Lauer Lectures GOP: Opposing Obama 'Is Not A Policy'

Following the big Republican wave in Tuesday's midterm election, on Wednesday, Today co-host Matt Lauer immediately demanded that the new GOP-controlled Congress capitulate to President Obama: ...
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Politico's VandeHei: GOP In 'Hell of A Jam' If They Win Senate

Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe Tuesday morning, Politico's Jim VandeHei absurdly claimed that Republicans would be in big trouble if they took control of the Senate in the midterm election: ...
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Brokaw: If GOP Wins Senate, 'What Are They Prepared to Give to the Democrats?'

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Monday, NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was already urging Republicans support liberal agenda items if they win control of the Senate in ...
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Only ABC's 'Good Morning America' Notices Chance of GOP Midterm 'Wave'

While all three network morning shows on Monday covered the upcoming midterm election, only ABC's Good Morning America mentioned the real possibility of Republicans taking control of the Senate. ...
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NBC: Possible Republican Midterm Wave = 'Hold-Your-Nose Election'

As the chances of Republicans gaining control of the Senate in the upcoming midterm election remained high, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd appeared on Friday's NBC Today to pour cold water on ...
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NBC Jumps Aboard Florida 'Pot Bus' to Tout Midterm Marijuana Vote

In the only full report on the upcoming midterm election on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Gabe Gutierrez shared his journey aboard the "Pot Bus" in Florida, a campaign effort urging voters ...
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NBC: Watch Jon Stewart Call Chris Christie A D**k!

On Thursday's NBC Today, while scolding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his handling of a heckler, correspondent Kelly O'Donnell declared: "Christie's week has been a lot like a series of ...
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Bernie Goldberg: Only Way to Stop Media Bias is for Slanted Reporters to Be 'Publicly Fired'

Appearing on Fox News's O'Reilly Factor Tuesday night, media analyst Bernard Goldberg praised reporter Sharyl Attkisson for calling out the liberal bias of her former employer, CBS News, in her ...
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NBC's Lauer Slams Christie on Ebola, Then Calls for No 'Political Blame'

Today co-host Matt Lauer spent most of a Tuesday interview with Chris Christie attacking the New Jersey governor's response to the Ebola crisis: "I want to read to you what Dr. Anthony Fauci from ...