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CLEVELAND—Pulling his running mate aside backstage at the Republican National Convention just minutes before the Indiana governor was scheduled to formally accept the party’s vice presidential nomination, GOP candidate Donald Trump casually informed Mike Pence that he would probably make one or two quick appearances during the Midwestern conservative’s headlining speech tonight.

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Postmaster General: 'Letter Carrier Surge Is Working'

WASHINGTON, DC—In testimony before Congress Tuesday, beleaguered Postmaster General John E. Potter stated that last month's nationwide deployment of 25,000 additional letter carriers, a controversial move designed to stem demoralizing mail loss, has been an unmitigated success.

"We're losing fewer and fewer packages every day," said Potter, rebuffing critics who claim the increase has failed to stabilize the country's most troubled routes. "We ask the public to be patient. The American people have to keep in mind that we still lack the resources to deliver on Sundays."

Potter drew additional fire from lawmakers after he announced plans to scale back the number of active-duty postal workers right before the holiday season.

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