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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Arn Pearson
Americans, already using their cell phones to make charitable contributions or vote for favorite contestants on television shows such as "Dancing With the Stars," soon could be dialing in campaign contributions to their favorite members of Congress.
"They're active political players and spend a lot of money to influence elections," Mr. Pearson said. "I can't help but worry that there's not some angle that's not visible on paper."
But he also said he would want assurances that the wireless industry, already a major lobbying force on Capitol Hill, wouldn't be in a position to back one candidate or cause over another.