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POLL: Where do you stand on gun purchasing restrictions?

Are further restrictions on gun purchasing needed? As debate grows over the issue in the wake of the Florida school shooting, another in a line of massacres, this poll asks for your thoughts on purchasing restrictions, enforcement of existing laws and more.

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Trump’s progress report: Favorable to mixed for readers

At the anniversary of Donald Trump's first year in office, we asked readers how they felt he was doing so far -- results were largely favorable, with some qualifiers around the ELD mandate and his governing style.

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Tax cuts favored for middle class, small business

Readers name broad priorities for tax reform as House and Senate near agreement on reconciliation of two competing legislative tax packages.

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DACA program should be preserved in some form, slight majority says

A 51 percent majority of Overdrive readers are in favor of preserving some form of relief from threats of deportation for participants in the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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POLL: What should ultimately happen with DACA?

With former President Obama's executive order establishing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought here as children were shielded from deportation. Trump is phasing out the program -- what should happen next, whether Congressional action, an administrative reversal or nothing at all?

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Truckers divided on Republicans’ go-it-alone Obamacare overhaul

A slight minority (47 percent) of readers noted general support for current efforts, while an exact half of poll respondents either urged Republicans to go back to the drawing board or leave the current system in place.

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POLL: Did Trump make right decision in firing FBI Director James Comey — or not?

Amid an ongoing FBI investigation, among others, into ties beyond Trump campaign associates and Russian interests during last year's election, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, citing his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation last year. What's your view: right decision or not?

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Did the U.S. make the right move in Syria after reported chemical weapons use?

Following 50-plus U.S. missiles launched at a Syrian airfield Thursday -- a telegraphed response to reported Syrian use of chemical weapons against internal enemies -- what's your view of the U.S. action?

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POLL: Your view on Trump’s revised travel ban?

President Trump signed a new executive order revising a temporary ban on entering the U.S. on travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, removing Iraq from the original list, among other changes. What's your view of this order's necessity for U.S. security?

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POLL: Should Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ system be pulled from its vehicles?

With NHTSA investigating crashes (one fatal and involving a truck) that occurred with automaker Tesla's beta 'Autopilot' function enabled, Tesla says it's on balance saving lives with the function, but Consumer Reports said otherwise: 'Too much autonomy too soon.' Weigh in yourself here.

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