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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
DraftKings, FanDuel circulate petition after loss in Nevada

...insider betting and of young people gambling thousands of dollars a day with these unregulated companies," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D.-Nev., said in a statement Friday. Reid, a former state Gaming Control Board chairman, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/draftkings-fanduel-circula
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 lawmakers...

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

...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-
In split with Obama, Sen. Chuck Schumer opposes Iran deal

...remarkable for a senior leader in line to replace Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., after he retires at the end...more than two-dozen House Democrats, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Republicans, who control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-07/split-obama-sen-chuck-schumer-o
Congress expected to uphold promised veto by President Obama

...spoke hours after Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., a veteran Jewish lawmaker in line to succeed retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, declared that he would support the resolution of disapproval that Republican leaders are expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-07/congress-expected-uphold-promised-v
SC Democrats vow to renew push for Medicaid expansion

...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 thousands...

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 a Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/south-carolina-legislator-take-down
Charleston suspect attended church service

...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 those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/charleston-suspect-attended-