Michelle Lee

Washington Post

National political reporter for the Washington Post.

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Residents are experiencing delays in getting their mail lately. The backlog followed changes that U.S. Postmaster General Louis Dejoy made in Washington.

How postal service delays could affect the 2020 election

Residents are experiencing delays in getting their mail lately. The backlog followed changes that U.S. Postmaster General Louis Dejoy made in Washington.

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