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Readers largely cynical on ‘nuclear’ filibuster move

| December 29, 2013

77 percent of readers looked unfavorably on Senate Democrats' changing of filibuster rules.

Hot buttons poll: What’s your view on the filibuster rule change?

| November 22, 2013

On November 21, 2013, reacting to Republicans' continued blocking of votes on federal appeals court nominations, Senate Democrats exercised the "nuclear option" on filibuster rules; what's your view of the move?

Solidarity with the dispatcher, forces against CARB low-use exemption change

| November 14, 2013

FirstFleet drivers band behind a dispatch/payroll office employee battling cancer. Forces at work against CARB's low-use mileage boost?

‘Truckers Ride for the Constitution’ details emerge

| October 07, 2013

The Doswell Truck Stop in Doswell, Va., is to serve as a rally point for convoys to the Capitol Beltway as well as into D.C., organizers report.

I-40 lanes back open in Arkansas

| July 04, 2013

"Interstate truckers need a good federal highway system. The price we pay is regulation. Want the feds out of your business? Get used to sitting around in local traffic."

How do you feel about the NSA’s broad collecting of U.S. citizens’ phone/internet records?

| June 11, 2013

In the wake of revelations that the NSA's PRISM program has collected a broad swath of U.S. citizens' telephone and internet-activity records, this poll probes operator opinion on the the program's future.

Readers want immigration enforcement, not reform

| May 03, 2013

“There already is a legal path to citizenship,” said David S. McQueen, summing up the near-majority stance among Overdrive readers on the U.S. government’s feints toward immigration reform.

Readers: Bring influence peddlers out of the shadows

| December 21, 2012

A sizable majority of Overdrive readers favor reforms to campaign-finance rules that would bring 501(c)(4) political spenders into the light.

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