What's Bribery and What's Politics as Usual?

The U.S. Supreme Court Takes up the Case

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Supreme Court could place new limits on the reach of federal bribery laws used to prosecute elected officials as it takes up the public corruption case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

In the court's final argument of the term on Wednesday, the justices will consider whether to overturn McDonnell's conviction for accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman in exchange for promoting a dietary supplement.

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