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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, joins the 3rd hour of today’s show to discuss the Senate voting on Postal Service Reform this week.
On Tuesday, the Senate is set to vote on up to 38 amendments to a major bipartisan bill that would reform the Postal Service, including proposals to end six-day mail delivery, continue six-day mail delivery, require USPS to wait two more years before closing small rural post offices, and to close post offices on Capitol Hill. We’ll talk about it.
Two senior House of Representatives Republicans expressed confidence in the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Sunday despite the agency’s Colombia prostitution scandal while a Senate committee chairman planned hearings into the matter. We’ll bring you the latest.
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman’s (R) vice presidential chances seemed to get a nice boost over the weekend: an informal survey of Republican party insiders showed that he was their top choice to be former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney’s running mate this fall. We’ll give you the details.