AUDIO: Sen. Carper Draws Criticism Over USPS Bill
By Michelle Provencher/Kelli Steele

New legislation pushed by Delaware Senator Tom Carper to revamp the United States Postal Service gets killed by Congress.

Senator Carper's alleged proposal to tuck an overhaul of USPS into a spending bill initially cleared the Senate but failed to make it through the house, so the senator opted for unanimous consent to move the motion along.

Government Executive magazine Correspondent Eric Katz called the move an attempt to "strong arm" his fellow democrats. But Carper says...

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Carper says the bill has garnered wide bipartisan support, but even one senator's refusal and the legislation is nixed.

Carper says he will continue to push for restructuring the postal service in 2015.

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