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US Postal Service: House agrees election cash boost

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Democrats fear cost-cutting measures will hamper mail-in voting - a key issue in November's election.
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News video: U.S. House to vote on $25 billion postal infusion

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[NFA] U.S. House of Representatives Democrats unveiled on Wednesday legislation that would require same-day processing for mail-in ballots and give the cash-strapped Postal Service a $25 billion infusion while erasing changes pursued by the agency's new leader, an ally of President Donald Trump. This...

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