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Democrats worry about a partisan slant at the Postal Service, where Trump allies dominate the board.

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 9 September 2020
The five Republicans on the seven-member board have taken a hands-on role in trying to defend the agency against accusations that it is trying to help the president win a second term by sabotaging voting by mail.
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