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    Podcast: The Postal Service’s Slow-Motion Collapse Has People Concerned About The Election

    “The Postal Service is in a world of hurt financially and does kinda have to reimagine itself. … We don’t actually know how it’s going to affect ballots.”

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    On today's episode of News O'Clock, we discuss:

    1. President Trump sat down with Axios on HBO and the results were...not spectacular, but they were something all right.

    2. Schools are beginning to open for students in Georgia and Indiana and things are already fraught.

    3. Taylor Swift managed to become the first artist to have an album and single debut at No. 1 in the same week.

    4. And the upcoming season of The Bachelorette is set to be WILD if the rumors are true.

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    And we talk to Washington Post reporter Jacob Bogage about the shenanigans at the Postal Service: slower mail delivery, a huge cash crunch, and the worry that it will make it this year's election even more difficult.

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