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...

In Alabama, a Slow-Burning Scandal Engulfs the Governor

By RICHARD FAUSSET and ALAN BLINDER April 7, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — When Robert Bentley was sworn in as governor in 2011, it seemed almost impossible to conceive of a politician with less potential for drama. Mr. Bentley was mild mannered...