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The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service on Thursday reported losses of $57 million per day in the last quarter and warned it will miss another payment due to the U.S. Treasury, just one week after its first-ever default on a payment for future retiree health benefits.
The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is moving ahead with plans to close dozens of mail-processing centers, saying on Thursday it can no longer wait as Congress remains deadlocked over how to help.
The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service sought Wednesday to tamp down concern over wide-scale cuts, revealing it will seek to keep thousands of rural post offices open with shorter hours.
With financial losses mounting, the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is urging the House to quickly pass legislation that would give it wide authority to close thousands of low-revenue post offices, reduce labor costs and end Saturday delivery.
The Senate agreed Tuesday to begin debating a broad plan to put the flailing U.S. Postal Service on firmer financial footing but limit the postmaster general's own proposal to close post offices and cut Saturday delivery service.
Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House. That's a problem because rising GOP challenger, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, appeals strongly to that group.
The U.S. Postal Service moved to change first-class mail delivery standards for the first time in decades, seeking to end next-day delivery for letters, a grim reminder of the need to save the nation's mail service, one lawmaker said.
Facing bankruptcy, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing ahead with unprecedented cuts to first-class mail next spring that will slow delivery and, for the first time in 40 years, eliminate the chance for stamped letters to arrive the next day.