Ken Shepherd lives in New Carrollton, Md., with his wife, Laura, and children Mercy and Abraham. Ken graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland in 2001 with a Bachelors of Arts in Government & Politics and a citation in Public Leadership. 

Ken has worked full-time for the Media Research Center since May 2001 and prior to that was an MRC New Analysis Division intern from October 1998 to May 2001. 

In his spare time, Ken enjoys karaoke, tennis, reading, and discussing theology or politics.

Latest from Ken Shepherd
March 12, 2015, 8:29 PM EDT

If Hardball's Chris Matthews cares so much about 47 Republican senators supposedly violating the Logan Act of 1799, why did he bring on federal law-breaker Sandy Berger on his program to speak as an authority on the matter?

March 11, 2015, 9:12 PM EDT

Yet again Hardball host Chris Matthews insisted that 47 Republican senators the other day violated federal law by penning an open letter to the government of Iran regarding ongoing nuclear talks between that regime and the Obama administration. In a March 11 segment on the matter, Matthews played video of Secretary of State John Kerry criticizing Republicans for sending the open letter.

March 11, 2015, 5:33 PM EDT

Perhaps because it's becoming harder and harder to defend Hillary Clinton on the merits, has turned to the tried and true "hypocrisy" card to try to undercut Republican complaints about the former secretary of state's lack of transparency.

March 10, 2015, 11:26 PM EDT

Closing a panel segment with three fellow liberals about the open letter to the Islamic Republic of Iran by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and 46 Republican colleagues, MSNBC's Chris Matthews subtly hinted that the president's race was a motivating factor for the missive. 

March 10, 2015, 5:32 PM EDT

"Hillary Replies All" enthused the teaser headline at this afternoon following former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's press conference regarding the email server scandal. "Clinton on emails: 'I fully complied with every rule,'" noted the subheader for the story filed by the Lean Forward network's Beth Fouhy and Alex Seitz-Wald.

March 10, 2015, 3:38 PM EDT

Do the good folks at ever tire of being wrong? Apparently not. 

March 9, 2015, 8:53 PM EDT

In a sign that the liberal media is deathly afraid of the American public coming around to Republican criticisms of President Obama vis-a-vis Iran, Hardball host Chris Matthews tonight suggested Republican senators may be guilty of sedition by violating the 1799 Logan Act. 

March 9, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT

"Hobby Lobby Strikes Again" wailed the teaser headline for Emma Margolin's March 9 story on the Supreme Court delivering a temporary victory for the University of Notre Dame. 

March 5, 2015, 10:43 PM EST

The Daily Caller has a piece today looking at how the liberals at Politico looked down on the gossip site for "stalking" Hillary Clinton at a public airport.

March 5, 2015, 9:12 PM EST

He's at it again.

On his March 5 Hardball program in a segment with Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) about the 50th anniversary of the Selma march for voting rights, Hardball host Chris Matthews slammed as racially-motived GOP efforts for establishing voter ID laws. 

March 5, 2015, 2:35 PM EST

On his Wednesday night Tonight Show program, host Jimmy Fallon took some time to poke fun at Democrats who boycotted the Netanyahu speech and then afterwards conducted a press conference to throw their temper tantrum about it. Fallon showed various "flustered" congressmen tripping over their words. Take a look.

March 4, 2015, 11:31 PM EST

MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews suggested on his Wednesday program that decades of Republican critics dogging Hillary Clinton may be partly to blame for her conducting all her State Department email correspondence on private email via a server located at her Chappaqua, New York, residence.

March 3, 2015, 11:56 PM EST

Hardball host Chris Matthews just doesn't get why Hillary Clinton's email scandal is all that big a deal. 

March 3, 2015, 5:25 PM EST

Wrapping up a segment on CNBC's Closing Bell on Tuesday, reporter John Harwood suggested that Hillary Clinton's use of personal email to conduct State Department correspondence may well have been just a case of "excessive caution" on her part.

March 2, 2015, 8:27 PM EST

Informing Hardball viewers of something host Chris Matthews would never tell them, moderately-conservative columnist Kathleen Parker on Monday gave some much-needed context to why Speaker John Boehner did not extensively consult with the White House prior to inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the Congress.

March 2, 2015, 6:16 PM EST

Georgetown Law professor Randy Barnett has an excellent piece today at the Volokh Conspiracy blog detailing the lengths to which the liberal media is going to not-too-subtly lobby Chief Justice John Roberts on the upcoming ObamaCare subsidy case King v. Burwell.

February 25, 2015, 8:29 PM EST

Hardball host Chris Matthews devoted the first 11 minutes of his February 25 program to rehashing tired, discredited talking points about the upcoming March 3 speech to a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

February 25, 2015, 4:59 PM EST

He's compared Newt Gingrich to Satan, spewed that Dick Cheney "created ISIS," and railed that socially conservative devout Catholic Rick Santorum wants to set up a theocracy in America. Yet for some strange reason, Salon's Joan Walsh just doesn't get why conservatives and Republicans think it would be patently absurd for them to let MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews to ask questions at a GOP presidential primary debate.

February 24, 2015, 3:12 PM EST

The public-relations time bomb that is Keith Olbermann went off this week, pushing ESPN to suspend the left-wing sports journalist from the air.

Stay classy, Keith.

February 23, 2015, 9:31 PM EST

Oh, Hollywood, you're racist and you don't even know it!

That was the undercurrent of post-Oscars analysis delivered by Chris Hayes and panelists on the Monday, February 23 edition of All In. From emcee Neil Patrick Harris's opening joke to a running bit with Octavia Spencer to Sean Penn's "green card" joke, the faculty-lounge lefties assembled on set lectured the Academy Awards for being too white and too insensitive to persons of color.