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Ai-Ai eyes politics, may run for mayor–or for Congress

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AI-AI says she looks up to another actress-turned-politician, Ate Vi.

Comedienne Ai-Ai de las Alas, who is determined to run for office in the 2016 national elections, is still deciding between a mayoral post or a seat in Congress.

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Lucy Torres-Gomez backs up Jinggoy Estrada

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LUCY Torres-Gomez says she knows how her pork barrel was spent.

“Say what you want about him. I know him to be a good person,” Leyte fourth district Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez said of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, who has been implicated in the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

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Juana Change calls fellow artists to join Monday’s anti-‘pork’ rally

Juana Change. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

She is “one with a million” for change.

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Aga Muhlach braces for exciting challenge

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MUHLACH. “Effective leadership starts with a happy home.”

“Don’t quit your day job.” We often hear this unsolicited advice when actors decide to pursue politics. In the United States, Ronald Reagan, Clint Eastwood, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sonny Bono and wrestler Jesse Ventura held important public posts at some point in their careers—as did Jerry Springer, who became Cincinnati’s scandal-plagued mayor 14 years before he began hosting his controversial talk show in 1991.

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Comelec favors Aga Muhlach on citizenship issue

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AGA Muhlach  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Actor Aga Muhlach on Monday said nothing could keep him from running for a congressional seat after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) junked a petition seeking his disqualification from the May 13 elections for supposedly dropping his Filipino citizenship.

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