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Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Postal Service withdraws plan to end Saturday mail delivery

The U.S. Postal Service says the stopgap budget passed by Congress would prohibit the move.

By Josh Hicks  |  11:29 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Saturday mail still in question under Congress's funding plan

Lawmakers disagree about whether the short-term funding plan Congress approved Thursday will require the Postal Service to continue Saturday mail delivery.

By Josh Hicks  |  06:03 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Lawmakers slam Postal Service for silence on five-day delivery

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) released a joint statement on Monday chiding the postmaster general for not answering their questions after six weeks.

By Josh Hicks  |  05:24 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Pew poll: Most Americans approve of plan to halt Saturday mail delivery

A Pew Research poll found that 54 percent of Americans support the five-day delivery plan, while 32 percent disapprove of it.

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Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Carney jabs House GOP on Postal Service decision

White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Wednesday that the president prefers a comprehensive package of reforms for the Postal Service.

By Josh Hicks  |  02:28 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 02/06/2013

What does polling say about ending Saturday mail delivery?

Polling in recent years has shown that the American public generally supports the idea of ending Saturday mail.

By Josh Hicks  |  12:55 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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