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US Postal Service Gets Favorable Reviews Despite Higher Price of Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service is holding its own in the era of e-mail and instant messaging—at least in the court of public opinion. Despite its designation as deliverer of “snail-mail” and another increase in the price of stamps, the Postal Service is viewed favorably by 64% of American adults. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 20% hold an unfavorable view. Older Americans, who tend to rely more on the Postal Service, have a somewhat lower opinion of it than younger adults. Still, even 56% of American senior citizens have a favorable opinion of the USPS.

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