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Alabama House speaker arrested and charged with corruption
Alabama House speaker arrested and charged with corruption

Mike Hubbard, the speaker of Alabama’s House of Representatives, was arrested and indicted Monday on 23 felony corruption charges, according to the state attorney general's office. Hubbard was indicted by a grand jury in Lee County on charges that he used his office for personal gain, solicited things of value from lobbyists, and accepted payments to represent firms before other state agencies. He surrendered Monday at the Lee County Jail, prosecutors said. And according to tweets Monday night from a debate scheduled between Hubbard and his Democratic challenger, Shirley Scott-Harris, Hubbard was in attendance. Most of the allegations involve two of Hubbard’s...

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