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VP Binay boosts 2016 chances with ally in vote-rich Cebu

OATH-TAKING. Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia (first from the right) officially joins Vice President Jejomar Binay's party along with Zambales Rep Milagros "Mitos" Magsaysay.

Jejomar Binay is busy not just with his Vice Presidential tasks but strategizing for the upcoming mid-term and presidential elections in 2013 and 2016. His political party recently announced an alliance with a political force in Cebu, the country’s most vote-rich region with 2.41 million voters. Cebu Mayor Gwen Garcia said she jumped ship to Binay’s PDP-Laban since she “read the signs that Binay is a man of destiny.” She sees her own destiny as Senate-bound via the 2013 polls.

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