Two legal scholars explain what's causing the USPS mail delays, what they mean for the election and the agency's deeper financial problems.
To carry out an election by mail, hundreds of thousands of state and local offices and employees across the US must make sure that ballots are processed in a fair, consistent and timely manner.
The Postal Service plays a critical role in the supply chains of small businesses and in keeping rural America connected. There's no reason it can't continue to do so despite its financial woes.
With a Republican donor at its head and a president opposed to it, the crippling of the United States Postal Service may play a significant role in this year's election.
The United States Postal Service plays a vital role in US civic life, one that helped shape American society more than 250 years ago and continues to characterize it today.
Millions of Americans are financially excluded from the banking system, which makes them even more vulnerable during the current crisis.