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Nov 28, 2016

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We're looking ahead to three important policy discussions under President-elect Donald Trump: America's relationship with Cuba, tax reform under a GOP Congress and infrastructure spending as an economic stimulus. Plus: Cottage cheese wants to be the new Greek yogurt. 

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Cottage cheese wants to be the new Greek yogurt

Nov 28, 2016
But how easy will it be for the dairy product to lose its dowdy reputation?
Greek yogurt rival or 1970s diet food?
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Firms trading with Cuba weigh new political climate

Nov 28, 2016
Trump has said he could nix Obama's deal lifting some sanctions with the communist nation.
American Airlines passengers arrive at Jose Marti International Airport today in Havana. It was the first Miami-Havana commercial flight in 50 years.
YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images

The Trump train hits the Washington merry-go-round

Nov 28, 2016
DC insiders wonder whether to serve in the new administration.
President-elect Donald Trump heads inside the clubhouse following his meeting with David McCormick, president of the management committee at Bridgewater Associates, at Trump International Golf Club on Nov. 20 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. 
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Retailers are wary of a GOP plan that could increase taxes on imported goods

Nov 28, 2016
The plan is getting pushback from lobbyists for retailers who sell cheap items from abroad.
Wal-Mart employee Clara Martinez stocks the shelves at a store in 2015 in Miami. Big retailers that sell a lot of imported goods are starting to ring alarm bells over a GOP tax plan that relies heavily on import taxes.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Make Cyber Monday Great Again

Nov 28, 2016
Is Trump's red hat ornament: naughty or nice?
Official Donald J. Trump Shop

Companies help foot the bill to keep goods moving across the border

Nov 28, 2016
This year computer maker Dell will pay at least $200,000 to staff a southbound cargo lane four extra hours a day.
A U.S. customs officer waves a cargo truck through the port of entry in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Dell is financing extended hours at this border crossing through an agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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We’re looking ahead to three important policy discussions under President-elect Donald Trump: America’s relationship with Cuba, tax reform under a GOP Congress and infrastructure spending as an economic stimulus. Plus: Cottage cheese wants to be the new Greek yogurt. 

Music from the episode

Seventeen Years Ratatat
Airfield Javelin
Would You Want Me Generationals
Sugar Shout Out Louds
Cherry Chromatics