Issues: (1) Whether, in a bribery prosecution based on
issue-advocacy payments that would otherwise enjoy
First Amendment protection, the government must
prove that the payments were explicitly linked to
official action; and (2) whether a jury must be instructed that merely
“expressing support” for a policy cannot support
conviction under the federal bribery laws.
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