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Pnoy hints on 2016 pick


Pres. Aquino has hint as who would replace him come 2016, in his 5th SONA last Monday. Most Liberal Party officials preferred  Sen “Mar’’.  In a Pulse Asia survey of 1,200 respondents from June 24 to July 2, 41 percent said they would vote for Binay for President if elections were held then. This was followed by 12 percent for Sen. Grace Poe.

The Vice President daughter Sen Nancy was nonchalant about whether the President was leaning toward the elder Binay when he spoke of the country’s next leader in his (Sona).  “The fact that he’s part of the Cabinet, he’s part of those pushing reforms in government,’’ In terms of coalition, “anything is possible’’ between now and 2016, she said.

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