Committee Chairman Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., holds up a Priority Mail flyer during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, ... more 
Committee Chairman Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., holds up a Priority Mail flyer during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Washington. According to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, the Postal Service may need an emergency rate increase to stay afloat. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carolyn Kaster
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 3:21 PM EDT