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Mee Moua of St. Paul is a step closer to becoming the first Hmong (mung) legislator in the country. Moua won a D-F-L primary for the District 67 state senate seat last night, beating state Representative Tim Mahoney and three other D-F-L candidates. The 32-year-old attorney will run in a special election on January 29th. She says the possibility of making history made last night's victory celebration even sweeter.

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