For Alabama Christians, Governor Bentley’s Downfall Is a Bitter Blow

By ALAN BLINDER April 11, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As governor, Robert Bentley would quote the Bible before the Alabama Legislature and say that God had elevated him to the State Capitol. In his dermatology practice, in the city where he was a Baptist...

Who is Kay Ivey? Alabama’s New Governor

By JULIE TURKEWITZ April 10, 2017 Robert Bentley, who resigned as Alabama’s governor on Monday, will be succeeded by Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, who will be the first Republican woman to occupy the office. She is a familiar figure in Alabama, having served as...

Who is Kay Ivey? Alabama’s New Governor

By JULIE TURKEWITZ April 10, 2017 Robert Bentley, who resigned as Alabama’s governor on Monday, will be succeeded by Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, who will be the first Republican woman to occupy the office. She is a familiar figure in Alabama, having served as...

Robert Bentley, Alabama Governor, Resigns Amid Scandal

By ALAN BLINDER April 10, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Monday, his power and popularity diminished by a sex scandal that staggered the state, brought him to the brink of impeachment and prompted a series of criminal...

Alabama Governor Faces Impeachment Hearing in Scandal of Sex and Power

By ALAN BLINDER April 10, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Three days after a plea for forgiveness, the release of a damning investigative report and a swirl of legal drama, the political future of Gov. Robert Bentley of Alabama faces a new test on Monday as...