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POLL: Should an independent Palestinian state exist?

Given recently re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's commentary suggesting to some watchers declining support for the goal of an independent Palestinian state, what's your take on such a state?

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POLL: What’s your view of the Obama administration’s move to normalize relations with Cuba?

With the President moving to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba with the long-established embargo in effect, what's your view of the move? Tell us here.

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Would widespread use of body cameras by law enforcement improve policing?

Would body cameras be effective accountability/evidence tool for law enforcement? The President certainly seems to think so. Tell us what you think in this poll.

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POLL: Should the Keystone XL pipeline be built?

As lawmakers spar over the Keystone XL pipeline, proposed by TransCanada and intended to carry crude from Canadian producers as well as those in Mont., N.D. and other states, where do you stand on whether it should be built?

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POLL: Where do you stand on mandatory quarantine for possible Ebola exposure?

Given recent backpedaling by some states who've instituted mandatory quarantine protocols for health workers returning from service in Ebola-stricken African countries, where do you stand on the issue?

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POLL: What would be the best outcome for Tuesday’s Congressional elections?

What would be best for trucking: A still divided Congress with Republicans in control of the House, Democrats of the Senate? Or do you hope one party takes both? Tell us here.

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POLL: Should the federal government stop flights from Ebola-stricken countries?

As officials work to contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. following further repercussions in Texas, do you think current passenger screening of flights from West Africa is adequate or is more flight restriction needed?

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Readers split over militarized police force

With mainstream media disseminating images of police employing military-style armor and weaponry during rioting in Ferguson, Mo., this summer, a debate over the militarization of local police was revived.

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POLL: Where do you stand on U.S. strategy against ISIS?

The United States has telegraphed a strategy of coalition-building in the region around Iraq and Syria and elsewhere to support U.S. role, primarily in a training/air capability as most recently expressed, in the fight against ISIS, aka ISIL or Islamic State. Do you support?

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Readers on child-migrant wave: Current law adequate solution

A slight majority of Overdrive readers saw current law as adequate on the border, provided adequate enforcement was in place.

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