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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As Shutdown Ends, NBC Invites GOP Moderates to Bash Conservatives

As the government shutdown was nearing it's end Wednesday evening, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams conducted a live interview with John McCain, urging the Arizona Senator to slam fellow ...
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NBC's Mitchell Fawns Over 'Master at Work' Nancy Pelosi Helping 'Save the Country'

Teasing an upcoming softball interview with Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell wondered: "Does she now hold all the cards after President ...
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NBC: After Shutdown 'Led by House Republicans,' GOP Has 'Nothing to Show for It'

Eager to declare Republican defeat in the budget showdown on Wednesday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander proclaimed: "As John McCain said, Republicans have to understand, ...
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NBC: Time to End Gerrymandering So 'Ridiculous' Republicans Stop Getting Elected

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams continued to blame Republicans for the government shutdown, asserting that the budget impasse "traces its history back to a determined core ...
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NBC: Obama and Oprah 'Most Trusted' by People in Political 'Center'

Touting the results of an NBC News/Esquire magazine survey on Tuesday's NBC Today of the supposed political center in America, fill-in co-host Tamron Hall proclaimed: "Interesting note, we asked ...
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Andrea Mitchell Frets Over 'Angry Tea Party Protesters' Being 'Misinformed' by GOP

At the top of her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Monday, host Andrea Mitchell wrung her hands over "angry Tea Party protesters" who gathered in Washington over the weekend to denounce the Obama ...
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After Democrats Blow Up Budget Deal, NBC's Guthrie Insists GOP Get Blame for Shutdown

In an interview with Republican Senator Bob Corker on Monday's NBC Today – after Democrats sabotaged a bipartisan Senate deal to raise the nation's debt limit over the weekend – co-host Savannah ...
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After Weeks Bashing Republicans, NBC Declares Shutdown 'Unmitigated Political Disaster' for GOP

After NBC spent weeks painting congressional Republicans as the villains who caused the government shutdown, on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams opened the broadcast by smugly ...
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Tina Brown: Why is Mitch McConnell Rand Paul's 'Bitch' in Tea Party 'Jihad'?

In an interview with Senator John McCain for The Daily Beast's annual Hero Summit on Thursday, the blog's editor-in-chief Tina Brown launched into an unhinged rant blaming conservatives for ...
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NBC Hypes 'Damage' to GOP in Shutdown, Ignores Obama Approval at 37 Percent

Wrapping up a report on the government shutdown for Thursday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander eagerly promoted negative political fallout for Republicans: "Both parties ...
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NBC Laments 'Tea Party' Being 'Dug In' on Shutdown, Hopes for GOP 'Dropping the Health Care Thing'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wrung his hands over Congress, particularly Republicans, not yet reaching a budget deal to end the government shutdown: "...the Tea Party seems ...
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GOP Congressman Decimates Andrea Mitchell and Slams 'Pathetic News Reporting'

Appearing on Andrea Mitchell's MSNBC 1 p.m. ET hour show on Tuesday, Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy slammed the press for not doing its job in pointing out the hypocrisy of ObamaCare being ...
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NBC Delighted By SNL Mocking GOP Over Government Shutdown

On Monday, the hosts of NBC's Today eagerly played clips of Saturday Night Live bashing Republicans over the government shutdown. In the morning show's 7 a.m. ET half hour, fill-in co-host ...
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NBC Touts Obama 'Sticking to His Guns' on Budget While His Minions Bash 'Irresponsible' GOP

In a dramatically one-sided report on Monday's NBC Today about the government shutdown, White House correspondent Peter Alexander declared: "President Obama is sticking to his guns, demanding ...
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NBC Shutdown Story Ignores Harry Reid Rejecting GOP Plan to Fund Cancer Research

On Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams introduced a full report on cancer research at the National Institutes of Health being stopped under the government shutdown: "And there ...
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NBC's Williams Tells Letterman GOP 'Suicide Caucus' 'Cabal' to Blame for Shutdown

Appearing on CBS's Late Show on Thursday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams ranted to liberal host David Letterman about Republicans in Congress being to blame for the government ...
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NBC Creates Twitter Meme to Bash Congress During Government Shutdown

In an effort to insulate President Obama from criticism during the government shutdown and focus all blame on members of Congress, NBC's Today created the Twitter topic #DearCongress to provide ...
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CNBC's Harwood Wonders if Obama Will Use Shutdown to 'Break the Fever' in GOP

In an exclusive interview with President Obama on Wednesday, CNBC chief Washington correspondent John Harwood lobbed this softball on the political fallout of the government shutdown: "Before ...
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NBC: 'Committed Core' of GOP Who 'Can't Be Conservative Enough' to Blame for Shutdown

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams sneered that the government shutdown was "being driven by a committed core of Republican members of Congress who are all but assured of ...
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Woman on 'Today' Plaza: GOP to Blame for Shutdown, Obama 'Best President We Have Had In a Very Long Time'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Carson Daly turned to a woman on the Today show plaza for her reaction to the government shutdown. "Judy from Chicago" proceeded to bash Republicans and praise ...