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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Chris Matthews: Obama 'Won This Fight Over Health Care' and 'Will Not Give Up His Baby'

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews dismissed Republican attempts to delay ObamaCare as a futile effort: "The President was elected – reelected again. He won this ...
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NBC: 'Article of Faith' (Not Fact) That GOP 'Paid at the Polls' After '95 Shutdown

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie acknowledged the liberal spin that congressional  Republicans were punished electorally after the 1995 government shutdown was more a ...
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O'Reilly Dismisses Matt Lauer's 'Absurd' Notion That GOP 'Move On' from ObamaCare Opposition

In an interview with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer urged Republicans to abandon their opposition to ObamaCare in order to avoid a government shutdown: ...
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NBC: 'Can Anything Be Done to Save Our Government from Itself?'

At the top of Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams issued a dire warning to viewers about the possibility of a government shutdown: "Time running out until a big deadline, now ...
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NBC's Gregory: 'Universal Feeling' GOP 'Will Feel Most of the Heat' in Government Shutdown

Appearing on Thursday's NBC Today, Meet the Press moderator David Gregory was already predicting the GOP would get the blame for a government shutdown: "Washington loves to engage in the ...
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ABC and NBC Cheer 'Bill Clinton to the Rescue' on ObamaCare

While ObamaCare remains widely unpopular with the American people, on Tuesday's ABC World News, anchor Diane Sawyer touted how "the President is bringing out the big gun to argue it will lead to ...
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NBC's Lauer Tells Russian Lawmaker Politicizing DC Shooting to 'Shut Up'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie noted an offensive tweet by one Russian lawmaker reacting to Monday's Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C.: "After those terrible shootings in ...
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NBC Frames Doctor's Call to End Violence as Plea for Gun Control

In an interview on Tuesday's NBC Today with Dr. Janis Orlowski, chief medical officer for Medstar Washington Hospital Center, co-host Matt Lauer seized on her call for an end to gun violence ...
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NBC's Todd: House Republicans 'Have Not Dropped' Benghazi

Talking to NBC's chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd on Sunday's Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory noted "Benghazi back as a political focus this week" following the one-year ...
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NBC Downplays Good News for GOP in Latest Poll

A Friday article in Politico described a "GOP on the Rise" while citing the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, noting that "Republicans are now leading Democrats on handling several key ...
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As NBC's Todd Rushes to Defend Obama, GOP Senator Tells 'Caffeinated' Host to Calm Down

At the start of an interview with Senator Bob Corker on Thursday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, host Chuck Todd demanded the Tennessee Republican justify criticism of President Obama's poor handling of ...
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NBC Airs 'Special Message' from Michelle Obama Telling People to Drink More Water

NBC's Today behaved like the White House press office on Thursday as co-host Matt Lauer announced: "By the way, the White House is coming out with a brand new initiative today and the First ...
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NBC Gives More Time to Hillary Clinton Getting an Award Than to Benghazi Anniversary

In news briefs on Tuesday and Wednesday, NBC Today anchor Natalie Morales touted: "Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be given the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal for ...
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Andrea Mitchell Offers Glowing Video 'Tribute' to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow

At the end of Monday's Andrea Mitchell Reports, fill-in host Kristen Welker teed up a taped congratulatory message of Mitchell marking the fifth anniversary of Rachel Maddow's left-wing MSNBC ...
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NBC's Lauer Hopes for Obama 'Escape Hatch' on Syria, So He Can 'Save Face Politically'

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd engaged in a strategy session over how President Obama could minimize any political damage from ...
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As Opposition to Syria Strike Builds, NBC's Russert Tries to Whip Up Support

In back-to-back interviews with members on Congress on Friday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, fill-in host Luke Russert desperately tried to sell Democrats and Republicans on the importance of ...
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NBC's Mitchell Blames Iraq 'Hangover' for Obama's 'Credibility Gap' on Syria

In an interview with former Bush national security advisor Stephen Hadley on her Thursday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell pinned all of President Obama's problems selling military action in ...
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NBC's Todd Blames GOP for Obama's Denial of Setting Syria Red Line

On Wednesday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, minutes after President Obama denied setting a "red line" on Syria's use of chemical weapons, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd excused the obvious ...
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As Benghazi Anniversary Nears, NBC's Williams Skips Topic in Susan Rice Interview

On Tuesday, just days before the one-year anniversary of the September 11, 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams conducted an exclusive interview with White ...
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NBC's Guthrie to Rumsfeld: Do You Take 'Responsibility' for 'Specter of Iraq' 'Looming' Over Syria?

In an exclusive interview with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie attempted to blame the Bush administration for President Obama's ...