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California Congressional candidate seeks Hmong support in Minnesota

A Hmong man hoping to make history in Fresno, Calif., can't get votes here but he can get crucial support and cash. "He's not just representing California," a Hmong business owner in the Twin Cities tells Kare 11. "He's definitely representing all the Hmong here in Minnesota too."
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