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Drilon sticks with MAR!

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The LP stalwart acknowledged that Roxas, the party president-on-leave, is not ranking high in opinion polls but is still optimistic about his chances. “[We still have] two years to go. There’s still a lot of things that can happen. Yes, right now, he’s lagging behind but let’s see what happens in the next few months,” Drilon said. Rappler

Asked about Poe, Drilon said, “She is not a member of our party. We have not discussed matters [other] than our own party.&rdquo LP member and actress-turned-Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto is among those some observers see as a possible candidate for higher office. “The person we are in touch with is Ralph,” Drilon said, referring to Santos’ husband, fellow LP member Senator Ralph Recto. “Ralph does not entertain any thought of Vilma going to a higher position.” Rappler

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