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Democrats make pre-election pitch to help seniors

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WASHINGTON — Democrats are making a pre-election pitch to give Social Security recipients a one-time payment of $250, part of a larger effort to convince senior voters that their party, and not Republicans, will best look out for the 58 million people who get the government retirement and disability benefits. The $250 check is meant to make up for a second year without a cost-of-living increase due to low inflation.

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