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Prominent Australian senator resigns over China links

Government moves to block foreign political money as China looms larger

SYDNEY -- A proposed Australian ban on foreign political donations hints at growing concern over China's sway over lawmakers and the economy amid a series of political scandals and nonstop investment from the Asian economic heavyweight. It's a concern serious enough to pressure a prominent opposition senator to resign.

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