High tech makes big push for China trade bill

WASHINGTON - The industry underlying the vaunted new economy is reveling in its new found clout on Capitol Hill, using this week's high profile trade vote on China as leverage to cement future strategic Congressional relationships.

WASHINGTON - The industry underlying the vaunted new economy is reveling in its new found clout on Capitol Hill, using this week's high profile trade vote on China as leverage to cement future strategic Congressional relationships. Though lobbyists for the technology industry are spreading their cash equally among the parties, Republicans are making a concerted effort to court these relative upstarts on the China issue, trying to drive a wedge into long standing links between the Democrats and industry. See full story. -- MSNBC