It’s time to expand Medicare, senators tell Biden
U.S. President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on April 8, 2021. - Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS

President Joe Biden should include expansion of Medicare in his upcoming “American Families Plan” by lowering the eligibility age and adding hearing, dental and vision care along with reduced drug prices, a group of 17 senators urged on Sunday. Biden plans to unveil details of his “American Families Plan,” which reportedly includes universal pre-K, free community college and extension of a major child tax credit through 2025, at his first speech before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. The senators say it makes sense to expand Medicare — which they called “one of the most successful an...