The Jeff Ward Show

(CNN) The president whose major policy achievement is mandatory health insurance thinks maybe voting should be mandatory, too. Asked how to offset the influence of big money in politics, President Barack Obama suggested it's time to make voting a requirement. "Other countries...
Austin Mayor Steve Adler has condemned racially charged stickers placed on several East Austin businesses Wednesday. “This is an appalling and offensive display of ignorance in our city,” he said in a statement. The statement, sent by the city around 2:30 p.m., said the party...
The Senate Education Committee voted out several bills Tuesday during a short, last-minute meeting, including a divisive measure to give A-through-F letter grades to every Texas public school campus based on their standardized test scores. The panel approved a modified version...
Costco Wholesale Corp. joined a coalition of associations and companies, including Wal-Mart, pushing legislation to allow public companies to sell hard alcohol in Texas. Costco is the newest addition to Texans for Consumer Freedom, according to a statement released Wednesday...
Starbucks asked its employees to talk to their customers about race relations this week and a public incredulous at the idea pummeled the company on Twitter with such ferocity that Starbucks’ senior vice president of communications Corey duBrowa deleted his account . Then they...
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah We won't see Mitt Romney battling in a presidential race in 2016, but it looks he will be going up against Evander Holyfield in a boxing ring in the near future. Yup, Romney will fight the former heavyweight champ at a charity event in Salt Lake City May 15...
If President Obama has his way, the nation's taxpayers would not help finance a new arena proposed for the Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team. Nor would taxpayer-financed, tax-free bonds be used to help finance a new stadium being discussed in St. Louis for the NFL...
The Manor school board is moving forward with randomly drug testing students who want to participate in extracurricular activities. The policy would apply to students starting in the seventh grade in most activities, including athletics and University Interscholastic League...
(YouTube) It's a beauty trend that's stuck around for awhile — giving lipstick and nail polish hues wacky, memorable names. Look at any Essie nail polish collection and you'll be greeted with names like "ignite the night" and "spun in luxe." But reality TV star Kat Von D, whose...