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Rep. Paul Ryan elected new House speaker

...voucher-like program."I hope he will stand up to the extreme voices in his caucus," said House Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., received 184 votes for speaker, all from Democrats. Following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-29/rep-paul-ryan-elected-new-ho
Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom floor

...videos remains unidentified, but she has obtained a prominent attorney - Todd Rutherford, who also serves as House minority leader in South Carolina's legislature.Rutherford contradicted the sheriff's claim Tuesday that the girl "may have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-28/sheriff-fires-deputy-tossing-teen-a
Fort Gordon, SRS funds caught in Obama's defense bill veto

...Obama believe lawmakers will side with him and sustain the veto, despite sharp criticism about his approach. House Minority Leader Nan cy Pelosi, D-Calif., pledged Thurs day that the veto would be sustained.Republican senators and House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-22/fort-gordon-srs-funds-caught-
Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

...certain to pass by a wide margin when it comes to a vote next week. But in a letter to fellow Democrats Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she has the votes to back up an Obama veto.Supporters of the deal are seeking a bigger victory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-02/obama-seals-iran-deal-win-
SC Democrats vow to renew push for Medicaid expansion

...dozen have seen enrollments surge way beyond projections, and federal aid will begin to scale back in two years.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, said South Carolina can't continue to turn its nose to the potential tens of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-25/sc-democrats-vow-renew-push-m
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
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-
Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...way, I think that we need to think logically about this situation in giving the governor the ultimate power."House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams said she respects Deal's approach but believes the constitutional amendment is too broad. Details...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/governor-deals-plan-failing-sch
SC House kills bond plan, approves budget

...get on a Facebook page."Haley has criticized the borrowing package as running up the state's credit card.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said that analogy is wrong. Financing bonds is akin to a mortgage, and floating debt is part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/sc-house-kills-bond-plan
Sensible support

...of Georgia; G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina; Charles Rangel of New York and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., won't commit to attending in March, but told reporters she hoped the speech...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-18/sensible-support