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Golden Globe Nominations 2017 Highlights 'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' and 'People v O.J. Simpson'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 12.29.2016 | Entertainment

Awards season continues to inch closer and on Monday, Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills ...

The U.S. scores a diplomatic own-goal

Arturo Sarukhan | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
Arturo Sarukhan

No one today would challenge the assertion that the United States is currently facing a plethora of key foreign policy challenges in geostrategic hots...

Why The Oscars Are So White

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.20.2016 | Latino Voices

For a second year in a row, Mexican director Alejandro G. Iñarritu helmed the most Oscar-nominated film of the year* with the critically-acclaimed "T...

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

Democrats Need to Coalesce Around Hillary Clinton Early

Jeza Belle | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Jeza Belle

While a host of progressive issues are dear to many of us, none of these should cloud our judgment in getting behind the one person who could not only win, but effectively govern this country and keep the conservative dogs at bay...Hillary Clinton.

Second Wave of Teen Choice Awards Nominees Revealed

The Huffington Post | Hadley Walsh | Posted 07.18.2014 | Teen

Another batch of Teen Choice Awards nominees were announced yesterday, just in time for the live show's premiere next month. The first wave has al...

Emmy Nominations Predictions: True Detective and Orange Is the New Black Will Lead Among New TV Shows

Tom O'Neil | Posted 09.08.2014 | TV
Tom O'Neil

Look for True Detective, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Orange Is the New Black to be among the new TV series breaking into the Emmy derby in a big way when nominations are announced on Thursday morning.

'House Of Cards' And 'Breaking Bad' Got Nominated For BAFTAs | Posted 04.07.2014 | TV

"House of Cards" and "Breaking Bad" are among the shows nominated for this year's BAFTA TV Awards. The Netflix series earned a nod in the first yea...

Debo Adegbile and the Toxic Influence of Big Money

Marge Baker | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Marge Baker

Earlier this week, the Senate refused to end the filibuster of the nomination of Debo Adegbile to become the head of the Justice Department's Civil Ri...

Either Robin Thicke Is Unworthy of an NAACP Image Award or the Awards Are Unworthy of Our Support

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

How should I or anyone else familiar with the stated mandate of the NAACP Image Awards look upon these 4 nominations for Robin Thicke, all directly connected to the song, Blurred Lines?

Kate Sheppard

Regulatory Commission Nominee Withdraws Under Fire | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ron Binz, the Colorado energy regulator nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commis...

Kate Sheppard

Key Republican Senator Opposes Obama Energy Nominee | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the ranking minority member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, came out against the nominati...

Banks and Stores, Not CFPB, Spy on Consumers

Ed Mierzwinski | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
Ed Mierzwinski

It's time to stop making stuff up about the CFPB. It's not spying on Americans. It's out there protecting American consumers -- from families to seniors, from students to veterans -- from unfair financial practices.

FEC nominations moving forward

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Dave Levinthal July 11, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartis...

Emmy Nominations 2012: Sofia Vergara Earns Third Nomination, Despite Lack Of Diversity In Emmy Lineup

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and as expected, scene-stealer Sofia Vergara received her third consecutive Be...

Dan Froomkin

Obama U.S. Attorney Nominee David Barlow Is Tea Party Senator's General Counsel | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidents routinely choose party loyalists as their U.S. attorneys. But normally, they choose nominees from their own party. Presid...

The Next Greatest Person Of The Day

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.04.2011 | Impact

The Huffington Post needs your help. Thus far, the Greatest Person of the Day column has featured artists, doctors, musicians, educators, academics...

Mama Gogo Goes for the Oscar

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Having lunch with director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson is like sitting across the table from Steven Spielberg who has magically fused with the Dalai Lama, and then taken up residency in a tall Nordic man's body.

WATCH: BAFTA Nominations For Orange Rising Star Award | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

null The British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards (BAFTA) are approaching fast so met up with top film critic Mark Kermode to d...

What Will Win The Golden Globe For Best Television Drama?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

With the announcement of the Golden Globe nominations, the best television drama category seems to be a hotly contested category. This year sees two n...

Jeff Muskus

Reid: GOP 'Endangers Our National Security' By Holding Up Obama Nominees | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Republicans are as serious as they claim to be about national security, they ought to stop holding up President Obama's nominees for top defense an...

Not So Fast, Avatar: Predicting the Oscar Predictions

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This year's Oscar telecast won't exactly have the element of surprise. Here's my predictions of who will get nominated in most categories.

Obama Nominees Still Being Stalled By Republicans

The New York Times | Helene Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Almost every day, the news releases go up on the White House Web site and go out to reporters: "President Obama announces more key administration post...

Erroll Southers,TSA Nominee, Misled Congress About Accessing Confidential Records | Robert O'Harrow Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House nominee to lead the Transportation Security Administration gave Congress misleading information about incidents in which he inappropri...

Obama: New Ambassadors Nominations Include OSCE And Portugal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced five nominees for administration posts on Monday, including several ambassadors. The full list, pending confirmation...