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Lakas-CMD now has a total of 26 members and allies in the House – 13 district representatives as party members and 13 party-list legislators as allies
Lakas-CMD will 'continue to strengthen our political influence nationwide,' says party president and House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez
While Lakas-CMD did not actively recruit members during the gathering, two lawmakers took their oath as new members of the party
Both party bets, however, have yet to express their intention to run in the mid-term polls. Revilla is being tried for plunder, while Romualdez lost in the 2016 senatorial race.
On Wednesday alone 28 senatorial aspirants filed their candidacies along with 20 aspirants for president and 4 for vice president
The senator who has not abandoned plans to run for president in 2016 despite facing plunder charges insists this is a thank you tour and not early campaigning
The Lakas CMD stands by its chairman Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr
Malacañang says it would be better to just wait for the final decision of DFA
Will the constructive opposition coalesce with the Liberal Party in the House of Representatives?
The Senate is not the only battleground Malacañang has waged wars against local candidates who are bent on keeping their fiefdoms
Rudy Abella a former barangay captain running for San Jose mayor under Lakas was shot 7 times by armed men on motorcycles
The former ruling party will meet again next week to endorse 4 more candidates