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10/20/2014 05:55 pm ET Updated Oct 22, 2014

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard Arrested

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Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R) was arrested on Monday and charged with 23 felony ethics charges, The Associated Press reported.

Hubbard, who chaired the Alabama Republican Party from 2007 to 2011, faces charges that include using his office for personal gain and voting for legislation with a conflict of interest, Al.com reported.

Hubbard has claimed that he did nothing wrong and called the investigation a witch hunt, according to the AP.

According to WHNT, Hubbard's indictment is part of an ongoing public corruption investigation in the state.

Read the full indictment below, courtesy of Al.com's Kyle Whitmire:

Mike Hubbard Indictment by Kyle Whitmire

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

CORRECTION: This article has been edited to note that Hubbard is the former chair of the Alabama Republican Party, not the current chair.

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