Is Robinson Indictment the Beginning of “Alabama’s Watergate?”

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Oliver Robinson

Former state Rep. Oliver Robinson pleaded guilty last week to federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, tax evasion and wire fraud. But questions remain as to whether Robinson will be the only person indicted in this scheme. Does this situation go beyond Robinson’s involvement? And if so, how far does it go? Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald has a few thoughts on the situation.

John Archibald

Alabama is full of big news stories. From the removal of the Confederate battle flag, to gay marriage, to Birmingham's increase in the minimum wage. It's a lot for journalists to keep up with and a lot of great materials for columnists like AL.com and The Birmingham News' John Archibald. He discusses the city, county and state politics in forums large and small.

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