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 deacon, he...

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 investigations. Ellen...