Allegra Kirkland

Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's (R) campaign committee spent a whopping $1,732.68 on “cell phones and prepaid wireless” at a Best Buy in 2015, according to campaign finance reports acquired by

The charges lend credence to the publication's Thursday story alleging that the governor used burner phones to communicate with a former top aide with whom he's been accused of having an affair.

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