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Patrick Donahoe

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe To Retire

AP | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will retire Feb. 1 after leading the agency for four years. He made the announcement Friday ...

Postal Rate Hike Proposal Faces Scrutiny

Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW MIGA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Postal Service's proposal to raise the price of mailing a letter to 49 cents is sure to fac...

Postal Service May Need Emergency Rate Hike

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday his agency is in "the midst of a financial disaster" and may need an emergency inc...

Postmaster Pleads With Congress Over Saturday Mail Cuts

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. Postal Services pleaded with Congress Wednesday not to thwart his plan to cut Saturday mail as a way to save m...

Condemning the U.S. Postal Service's Move to End Saturday Delivery

Ralph Nader | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

By ending Saturday letter delivery in August 2013, as the USPS has proposed, millions of customers who take advantage of its services will be harmed, mail service will be slowed, and the USPS's current death spiral will deepen.

Postal Service Makes Plan For Survival

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retir...

Postal Service Sets Record With Huge Loss

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The struggling U.S. Postal Service on Thursday reported an annual loss of a record $15.9 billion and forecast more red ink in 2013,...

Dave Jamieson

Mail Fail: Postal Service To Default As Congress Breaks For Recess

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

At midnight Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service is expected to default on a multi-billion dollar payment owed to the Treasury, highlighting financial s...

Postal Service Chief Issues Dire Warning

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

* Official says USPS must cut costs, grow business * Donahoe says does not expect USPS to need bailout By Emily Stephens...

Dave Jamieson

Postal Service On The Chopping Block

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The United States postmaster general and the leader of a major postal workers' union offered competing views on Monday of how to deal wi...

Congressman Issa Goes Postal

Jim Worth | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

We're again being deceived by evil right-wing zealots -- this time they're lying about your postal service. The insufferable Congressman from Califor...

Dave Jamieson

Postal Workers, Allies Decry 'Manufactured' Crisis At Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Postal workers and their supporters plan to rally in congressional districts across the country Tuesday afternoon, hoping to convince th...