iOS app Android app

2009

My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.

New Yorker 2009 Roundup

Nicholas Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nicholas Brown

It's resolution time. The new year has come and the booze-fiends are taking some time off, the philanderers are planning quality family time and delet...

Sending the Dawn to Its Post

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

It has been one of the strangest years ever politically. Progressives keep battling, and we and our values endure. Progress is always possible, but it always, always comes with struggle.

What I Learned This Decade

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

Based on this past decade's explosion of technology and the implosion of industries, I foresee over the next decade a rise of the individual voice as a leader in politics and entertainment.

Corrected: TIME's Person of the Year

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

2009-12-17-pull.jpg

2009: The Game

heavy.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It was a rough year - the banks crashed, our heroes fell and obnoxious jerks were all over the TV. If you want to relive the horror, I present to you ...

2009's Top Ten Photo Galleries From National Geographic News (PHOTOS)›

National Geographic | National Geographic News Editors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

2009 has given us some amazing insights to the natural world, from a fish with a transparent head, to a brand new type of cloud that looks like someth...

Seven Soloist Resolutions for 2010

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Hershon

It's not just the start of a new year but also a whole new decade. It's a perfect time to make some changes designed to allow you to learn how to enjoy your job.

New Jersey's Next Governor Is Unknowable

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

The miraculous resurrection of Governor Jon Corzine in the crucial month of October has had a lot of people thinking the Democrat is running away with the thing. Not so.

How Breasts (and Health Care) Swung a Governor's Race

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Christie's lack of specificity and stubbornness in his ad did nothing but prove his duplicity and inform more people that he sides with insurance companies over New Jersey women.

2009: The Things I Want to Forget

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

For some, the end of the year is a time to think back on all the memorable moments from the previous 12 months. I prefer removing from my internal hard drive all the things that should no longer be cluttering my mind.

Left, Right & Center: A Look Back at 2009

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Was the Obama presidency the biggest story of 2009 or was it the economy?

Better Late Than Never: The Best Movies of 2009

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Pardon the obvious tardiness, but as often occurs, life got in the way. So, no more procrastination, here are my favorite films of the just finished year.

2009 in Review: Worst Movies of the Year

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

2009 contained a number of surprise stinkers. This year I saw enough genuinely unfortunate misses to make a plausible list.

Times Square Revelers Look Forward To 2010, Fresh Start

AP | VIRGINIA BYRNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For all those reflecting glumly on the last 10 years of terror attacks, war and recession, Gail Guay has some advice: "Don't look bac...

AP's Top Stories Of 2009: Economy, Obama Inauguration

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The convoluted American economy – restoring windfalls to a lucky few while leaving millions jobless and distraught – was ...

Supreme Court's New Season: Looking Ahead

Wall Street Journal | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Questions before the Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, include corporate political spending, dog-fighting videos, a cross in the desert...

Chris Christie's 'Macaca Moment' on Health Care

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Christie is now on film, getting short with someone for daring to question the whims of the health care industry. 2009-09-28-Untitld1.jpg

Erasing the Doughnut Hole for All Seniors -- A Senate Revolt Against Big Pharma Brewing!

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail McGowan Mellor

An amendment offered by Senator Ben Nelson [D-FL] would reportedly lower the health care reform bill's cost by an additional $86 billion without reducing services.

Obama Is the Boot, But the Foot Is All Local

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

It's been the silent consensus of New York Democratic leaders for months now that Paterson needs to go. Paterson did not respond well to these critics, injecting race into the equation.

As Goes New Jersey So Goes...Health Care?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My column for this week reviews the notion that the success of automated polling, sometimes known by the acronym IVR (for Interactive Voice Response),...

Obama: Addressing the Healing Crisis

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

If every older person were guaranteed a physician with time to talk about life and ways to live it more fully, as well as to discuss the best ways to deal with the inevitability of death, debates about "death panels" would wither.

How Did the Polls Do in 2009?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

I had intended to post a "quick" summary of what Tuesday night's results say about how the polls did, but like a thread pulled on a sweater, my outlin...

Exit Poll 'Outliers'

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

For whatever reason, the usual network web sites did not post full tabulations of the exit poll results from last night or at least did not post them ...

WSJ vs. WSJ on 2009 elections

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Wall Street Journal, 11/3/09: Republicans Are Poised for Gains in Key Elections Outcomes in New York, New Jersey and Virginia Are Unlikely to Forecas...