Mail days may need to be cut, postmaster general says

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 | 3:49 p.m. CST; updated 4:23 p.m. CST, Wednesday, January 28, 2009

WASHINGTON  — Massive deficits could force the post office to cut out one day of mail delivery, the postmaster general told Congress on Wednesday, in asking lawmakers to lift the requirement that the agency deliver mail six days a week.