What will Hmong politics be like after Mee Moua leaves the legislature?

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Minnesota Senator Mee Moua will always be remembered as the nation's first Hmong-American elected to a state legislature. And over the past several years, Hmong Minnesotans could proudly point to not one but two of their own holding office at the Capitol. But now that both Moua and Representative Cy Thao have decided not to run for re-election this fall, the number of Hmong-American lawmakers could dwindle to zero. Reporter Laura Yuen recently caught up Moua to find out what her departure means for the Hmong politics in Minnesota -- and what's next in life for her.

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