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Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R) was indicted by a state grand jury Monday on nearly two dozen felony ethics charges, al.com reported.

Hubbard, also a former chairman of the state Republican Party, has been accused of using his positions for personal gain, soliciting investments of up to $150,000 from lobbyists for his private company, Craftmaster Printing, and other related charges. Among the people he allegedly solicited was former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley (R), according to the news outlet.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.

Nine Republican governors have expanded Medicaid for low-income people in their states, despite their own misgivings and adamant opposition from conservative legislators. Three more governors are negotiating with the Democratic administration in Washington.

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