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Asian-American Politicians Flourish in Calif. County

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Asian-American Politicians Flourish in Calif. County

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Asian-American Politicians Flourish in Calif. County

Asian-American Politicians Flourish in Calif. County

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California's Santa Clara County is the home of Silicon Valley, a region that's famous for tech innovation. The area is also gaining a reputation for political leadership: the county has five Asian-American mayors, all of them first-generation immigrants.

Scott Shafer reports from member station KQED in San Francisco.