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 AL.com.

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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