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SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

...vote, including Speaker Jay Lucas.Some Republicans want to keep the flagpole and put a different flag on it. House Minority Leader Todd Ru ther ford vowed that no Demo crat would vote for a bill that leaves the flagpole up.The bill is expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-dow
South Carolina legislator: Take down Confederate flag, 'a symbol of pride in one's hatred'

...Todd Ruth erford, a Columbia Democrat, said he would pre-file a bill in December to remove the flag. The House minority leader said he hopes that in light of a photograph of the Charleston church attack suspect posing with his car that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/south-carolina-legislator-take-down
Shooting suspect captured

...African Methodist Episcopal Church's pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was among those killed, State House Minority leader Todd Rutherford told The Associated Press.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/lexington-man-21-suspect
Charleston suspect attended church service

...not explained," Riley said. "We are going to put our arms around that church and that church family." State House Minority leader Todd Rutherford told The Associated Press that the church's pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/charleston-suspect-attended-
SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

...massively cut state income taxes and give the governor's office full control of the Department of Transportation.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said that's why the Legislature hasn't been able to pass a road-funding bill."She set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-senate-rejects-last-d
9 fatally shot at historic black church in downtown Charleston

...are six female and three male victims. Officials say names won't be released until families are notified. But House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford has said state Sen. Clementa Pinckney was among those killed.The city's statement on the assistance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/9-fatally-shot-histori
Overtime

...organization after receiving considerable backlash from gay rights groups, Clemson students and South Carolina House minority leader Todd Rutherford.The Palmetto Family Council planned to honor Swinney and "South Carolina defenders of religious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-27/overtime
House, Senate advance bills on police body cameras

...already using the cameras ? estimated to number 20. Legislators could then create statewide policies next year.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, voted for the bill but criticized it as wasting time."We're past that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-21/house-senate-advance-bills-police-b
House minority leader wants more disclosure for contributions

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- House Minority Leader James Smith wants more disclosure of campaign contributions by political appointees. The Columbia Democrat said Tuesday he was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/28/met_386587.shtml
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Re-elected Georgia Democratic Party chairman promises presidential relevance after 2014 losses

...challenger, Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley, 141-92 in results announced by the party.Porter, a former House minority leader, was elected party chairman in a 2013 special election after then-chair Mike Berlon stepped down citing personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-31/re-elected-georgia-democ