Political Shock Waves Still Reverberate a Year into the Bentley Scandal

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley

Gigi Douban, WBHM

A year ago Thursday, the former head of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Spencer Collier, publicly accused Gov. Robert Bentley of an affair with a former advisor. A recording surfaced of the governor having a sexually-driven conversation, adding fuel to the scandal. Bentley denies an affair, but the shock waves still reverberate through Alabama politics a year later with an impeachment push and multiple investigations. We look back and look ahead with Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald.

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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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