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Most readers do not favor ACA repeal

But a majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor keeping the ACA, also known as Obamacare. More than half say the law should remain with changes to improve it.

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Majority: Put Trump assets in blind trust

Nearly three-fourths of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say President-elect Donald Trump should put his assets in a true blind trust with an independent trustee while he’s serving as president.

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Snap Poll: Most predict bullish stock market in ’17

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are optimistic about the stock market in 2017. And more than two-thirds are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy.

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Snap Poll: Tax burden tops risks to local economy

Three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the state and local tax burden poses a significant risk to the health of the Rochester-area economy over the next five years. It was the only risk rated significant by more than half of the poll participants.

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Snap Poll: Outlook on area economy is mixed

Recent data have sent mixed signals about the Rochester-area economy, and respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll reflect the outlook.

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Poll: Outsourcing blamed for job loss

More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll blame trade deals and outsourcing of jobs to lower-cost countries for the decline in manufacturing jobs over the last 25 years.

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Snap Poll: Most oppose pay hike for lawmakers

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose an increase in New York lawmakers’ annual salary. A state commission has until mid-November to decide if state legislators will get their first pay hike since 1999.

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Cuomo bears responsibility, most say

Ninety-four percent of respondents say Cuomo bears at least some responsibility for the alleged corruption in his administration’s upstate redevelopment initiatives.

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Clinton won first debate, most say

In the eyes of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll, Democrat Hillary Clinton was the victor in her first debate with Republican Donald Trump. The two candidates squared off Monday night in a 90-minute event that drew the largest TV audience ever for a U.S. presidential debate.

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Majority opposes Kaepernick’s protest

Three out of four respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not support San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem, which he says is a protest against racial oppression.

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Plurality: U.S. less safe than before 9/11

It has been 15 years since nearly 3,000 people were killed in the deadliest U.S. terrorist attacks on record, and a plurality of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say they feel less safe than before the attacks.

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