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Lawsuit says Alabama blocking solar power with unfair fees

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The fees imposed by the Alabama Power company on customers who generate their own electricity with rooftop or on-site solar panels...

Texas Democrats dig in after exodus; GOP threatens arrest

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Democrats who hurriedly fled to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged Tuesday they can't stay away...

Democrats push $3.7B bill to secure Capitol; GOP offers less

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are proposing $3.7 billion in emergency spending to bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6...

Manfred won’t say how MLB would react to Texas election law

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DENVER — Hours before baseball's All-Star Game at Denver's Coors Field, commissioner Rob Manfred wouldn't say whether he would rule out any events in...

In long-awaited speech, Biden to decry voting restrictions

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and...

Democrats eye immigration action in budget, but outlook hazy

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WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats and immigration advocates are staring at their best chance in years to overcome Republican opposition and give millions of people...

Left-leaning groups pressure Schumer to act on voting bill

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WASHINGTON — Dozens of left-leaning organizations are asking Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a new vote this month on Democrats' sweeping voting...

Senators seek Medicaid-like plan to cover holdout states

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ATLANTA — Three Democratic U.S. senators from states that have refused to expand Medicaid want the federal government to set up a mirror plan...

Left-leaning groups pressure Schumer to act on voting bill

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WASHINGTON — Dozens of left-leaning organizations are asking Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a new vote this month on Democrats' sweeping voting...

EXPLAINER: Texas Democrats fled the state. Here’s why.

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Texas statehouse Democrats fled Monday to the nation's capitol to try and block the GOP's sweeping elections overhaul bill that makes it harder to...