Arroyo eyes new term as Pampanga congresswoman

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Philippine Star October 4, 2021 | 11:01am MANILA, Philippines — Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will seek a new term as Pampanga representative after saying in 2019 she was retiring from politics. Arroyo filed her certificate of candidacy on Monday for the province’s second district. Her son, Rep. Mikey Arroyo who holds the position, confirmed the news. The 74-year-old vowed to leave government in 2019, after a brief stint as House Speaker in a coup in the lower chamber that saw the ouster of Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez (Davao del Norte) from the helm. “We all have to move on,” Arroyo had sai…

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