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China's expanding influence on Congress

In recent years, China has retained and paid high-profile U.S. lobbying and public relations firms to advocate its case before Congress. The resulting influence has helped kill or water down laws and resolutions opposed by Beijing, but China has failed at the game as well.


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As China rises, so does its influence on the Hill
Article | Ten years ago, U.S. lawmakers publicly accused the China Ocean Shipping Co. of being a front for espionage and blocked plans to expand its Long Beach, Calif., port terminal over fears that Chinese spies would use it to snoop on the United States.

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