Social Security boost seen as unlikely to help Dems at polls


              FILE - Mary Browning, 69, talks during an interview at her home in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. The news that 70 million people will see an 8.7% boost in their Social Security checks comes just weeks before the midterm elections, but it's unlikely to give Democrats the edge they're desperately seeking at the polls Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr, File)
            
              FILE - Paul Phelps, 76, of Alexandria, Va., works in the genealogy room at Hollin Hall Senior Center in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. The news that 70 million people will see an 8.7% boost in their Social Security checks comes just weeks before the midterm elections, but it's unlikely to give Democrats the edge they're desperately seeking at the polls Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Social Security boost seen as unlikely to help Dems at polls