- August 31, 2020Between targeted voting restrictions and coronavirus, young voters in college are facing unprecedented challenges
- August 25, 2020
On August 24, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy faced tough questioning from the House Oversight Committee. DeJoy has come under fire in recent weeks for cost-cutting measures, such as the removal of hundreds of mail sorting machines, that are causing postal delays. Lawmakers scrutinized the postmaster general, questioning the Postal Service's ability to handle election mail. In his testimony, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy defended the Postal Service, stating that the agency is "fully capable" of delivering ballots. Rep. ...
- August 22, 2020
August 21, 2020 After the cascade of news in the past several days and the Democratic National Convention, today was a relatively calm day… at least in politics. There are, though, some important stories. The first is getting less play than it should: the nation has lately been hit by a series of environmental catastrophes. California is in the midst of a brutal heat wave, and has been hit by 560 fires, many of them sparked by lightning. ...
- August 19, 2020
The crisis isn’t over. Ten facts frame the story of how Trump is using the pandemic and the Postal Service to undermine the integrity of the presidential election.
- August 17, 2020The president and his obeisant postmaster general are out to destroy voting by mail – and democracy
- August 12, 2020
As the pandemic rages throughout the country, voting by mail has become a particularly appealing option. But a big turnout is Donald Trump’s electoral enemy, so his administration has launched an attack on the US Postal Service — making it a central player in the preservation of American democracy.
- 'Friday Night Massacre' at US Postal Service as Postmaster General — a Major Trump Donor — Ousts Top OfficialsAugust 8, 2020"America is in a dead sprint to authoritarianism. The man is pulling out all the stops to prevent the citizens of this country from holding a legitimate election in which he might face removal from office."
- August 8, 2020
America’s top news continues to touch on the upcoming election. The Friday night news dump was about the United States Postal Service. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Trump loyalist, has recently created new rules for the agency that have dramatically slowed the delivery of mail just as mail-in voting for 2020 has begun. Today, DeJoy overhauled the USPS, releasing a new organizational chart that displaces postal executives with decades of experience and concentrates power in DeJoy ...