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Alabama House speaker arrested in ethics case

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges.

Acting Attorney General Van Davis says a grand jury in Lee County indicted Hubbard on 23 charges accusing him of misusing his office as speaker and his previous office as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party. 83 more words

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Judge dismisses petition to verify former House speaker's residence

A Circuit Court judge has dismissed a petition that asks the court to verify the residence of state Rep. Calvin Say.

The former House Speaker represents St. 147 more words

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Donald Trump gets it right in new tweet about Sen. Mitch McConnell

This time, Donald Trump’s tweet about Sen. Mitch McConnell is on the right track.

Two days after deleting a tweet that said McConnell is in line to be speaker of the House, the real estate mogul posted Wednesday on Twitter that he’s supporting the Kentucky Republican for “Senate majority leader.” Trump blamed the incorrect tweet on “someone unknown.” 98 more words

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Unreal exchange in House of Commons over Canada’s involvement in Iraq

WATCH: Questions from NDP leader Tom Mulcair about Canada’s role in taking on ISIS in Iraq went unanswered, and led to a fiery exchange in the House of Commons. 445 more words

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That time Donald Trump flubbed Mitch McConnell's Senate title

There was a lot of guffawing Monday about Donald Trump’s tweet endorsing Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election bid because the real estate mogul goofed and referenced the Senate GOP leader as the next House speaker. 216 more words

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Tea Party rebels who didn't back Boehner poised to return

An interesting tidbit now that congressional primaries are mostly over: 10 of the 12 Republicans who refused to support John Boehner for House speaker are on their way to winning new terms. 191 more words

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Watch: John Boehner plays with a toy monkey. Really.

Someone on House Speaker John Boehner’s staff is monkeying around — seriously.

A video has been produced by the top Republican’s staff that tells the tale of… 123 more words

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