Team PNoy bets campaign in Arroyo country

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CANDABA, Philippines — Team PNoy senatorial candidates on Friday campaigned in Pampanga, the home province of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Only four senatorial bets, however, were present when the political rally at the Genuino Park here started at around 10 a.m.

The four were former Senator Ramon Magsaysay, former MTRCB chairperson Grace Poe-Llamanzares, former Akbayan Representative Risa Hontiveros and Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III.

The other candidates were represented by their relatives.

Senator Loren Legarda was represented by her father, Tony; Aurora Representative Sonny Angara was represented by her mother, Gloria; and Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV was represented by wife, Timmy.

Senator Franklin Drilon, campaign manager of Team Pnoy, was also present in the rally.

Other senators, however, were also expected to join later with the team.

No less than President Benigno Aquino III was also expected to join his team in another rally this Friday afternoon.

Hontiveros, in a statement, insisted that Arroyo should still be an issue in the campaign.

“What the other slate misses is that this is not a personal assault against the former President. This is not Team PNoy versus GMA. This is about the nation standing up against corruption and abuse,” she said.

“We’ve been accused of refusing to move on from GMA [Gloria Macapagal Arroyo] issue. They reduce this as an issue of personalities, when there is nothing personal in our campaign for accountability.”

“This is about principles in action and we are fulfilling what we promised,” Hontiveros added.

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  • Albert Einstien

    PATRIOTS ..sabihan nyo ang mga politicians…copy paste nyo to…mga KANDIDATO…ADVICE ko sa INYO…TATAAS ang RATING NYO …WALA pa KAYO GASTOS….mag-serve kayo ng NOTICE & DEMAND to VACATE SABAH sa MALAYSIAN EMBASSY dit osa atin…99% ng FILIPINO kampi sa SABAH RE-CLAIM…1% lang ang KAMPI ke pnoy the MALASia spokesperson…..SERVE nyo na AGAD baka MAUNAHAN kayo ng SIMBAHAN at MASALI kayo sa LISTAHAN ng mga TEAM PATAY at TEAM MALAYSIA….lol

    • maypakialamtayo

      hindi gagawin ng team pinoy yan, pagagalitan sila ni pnoy, kakasuhan pa nga nila yung kababayan nating naagrabyado dun eh!, ayan nagbabarilan na nga, malamang sa kalaboso ang punta ni sultan kiram.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    KADIRE!! TEAM PNOY TEAM UNA

    KADIRE!!!

    WAG NALANG BUMOTO

    IBOTO ANG MGA WALANG PARTIDO BASTA HINDI SIRA ULO!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BZNLPGZTPCSDMH2Y7P754CJQ6U Jose Mari d

      Try KAPATIRAN or Pastor Villanueva…End this political dynasties !!!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      hag magagalit ang boss mo si brace neck doon sa pampangga ka bomoto..ay no contest nga pala wala kalaban hag ka ng bomoto ..tutal wala ka naman pag asang mag bago gaya ng amo mo

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        kwang kwang kwang…..

        Si arroyo ba sinasabi ko??? tanga talaga ng mga yellow uto uto…. 

        buti pa si Jose Mari D below magaling ang utak… di tulad mo tanga!

  • XY ZEE

    Ayan, nagkakabarilan na sa Malaysia pero si panot inuuna pa ang pangangampanya.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      puro galing ng maynila ang umatend sa rally ni penoy sa candaba

  • geminimind

    When is GMA going to expire?

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      when she became SLN OR RIP ,,NOT BRB ..HE HE HE

    • JuanTamadachi

      her end is near, provided Binay does not get to be the next President after Pnoy.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/74YM4AKT6YHVIO2VVW6VDNZJTA Jhon

    Ito na ang team patay. hehehe

  • Akoaykanoy

    Ito palang si Mickey Aroyo pinsan niya ang kanyang wife walanghiya naman parang ang mga aso na iisa ang ina nagdudugtungan

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      nasanay na kasi nong panahon ni brace neck

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CYDG63W2MVGRU2YOI7HBD23EXQ Adrian

      girl, second cousin naman, hindi first cousin ni mickey yung wife nya.

    • Mr Moonlight

      Its incest, gosh!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    I do not agree that we should not focus on the corruption and excesses of Gloria Arroyo. It should be brought out in the open and repeated over and over again so that Filipinos will not forget her and her abuses. Gloria Arroyo and her immediate family like Mike Arroyo, Mikee Arroyo and Dato Arroyo should be punished until their death. We should not allow them to follow the footsteps of Marcoses where Bongbong even won a Senate seat. Shame on us Filipinos if this happens again.

  • disqusted0fu

    Team Pnoy is full of BS just like BS Aquino III is. Hontiveros is saying that they stand up against corruption and abuse but then it’s the very administration allies who are apparently doing the corruption and abuse themselves. GMA, with the little stature that she has, is just being used to cover up the huge blunders of the Aquino administration.

    • JuanTamadachi

      you are still the freakin nincompoop that you have always been and probably will always be.

    • Mr Moonlight

      hoy boang ogok, crakhead ikaw siguro love child ng isang human at ng hayop kaya ganyan takbo ng otak mo

  • EOJ

    Solid Team PNoy!

  • pipsirho

    DIRTY MONEY from CORRUPTION that left the Philippines from 2001 to 2010 was $138 BILLION or P  5.52 TRILLION (P5,520,000,000,000) at a conversion rate of P40 to $!!!! The Philippine Government Debt as of end December 2012 is: P54.437 TRILLION, so the PLUNDERERS could have easily PAID the DEBT!!!

    Who was the President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010 when this PLUNDERING RAMPAGE took place? GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO!!! Who was her PLUNDERING PARTNER? MIKE ARROYO!!!

    Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is VERY MUCH the ISSUE until she FULLY PAYS for this CRIME!!

    • JuanTamadachi

      Yes, Gloria Macapal Dorovo is the central issue until she’s jailed.

      Go team Pnoy!

  • EhFilipino

    Komyunista yang si Riza. Wag na wag iboboto!

  • EhFilipino

    hindi nga ba personal yang GMA is singled out? Kung procedural and campaign against corruption and not focused on one person pwede pang sabihin na abt principles. Yang Risang yan magaambisyon lang magtatago pa sa principles nyang bulok!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DSUA7MULVNAP2RHHDIF2CH6IK4 Mario

    Pampanga: GMA Country-Unite Vote zero for Liberal Party Candidates.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      Vote Zero Team PNoy dapat. 3 lang kasi ang LP sa senate.

    • Mr Moonlight

      paditakditak mangasyas, mekeni, ang buang lang ang nagmamalasakit kay gloria macapal arroyo tulad mo tonto

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DSUA7MULVNAP2RHHDIF2CH6IK4 Mario

    Kung kandidato si Gloria sa pagka senador baka topnotcher siya sa pagka senador Vote GMA for Congresswoman walang kalaban bwahahahahaha! mabuhay ka PGMA!

  • NelsonBagatsing

    Im excited to see the candidates, i hope Loren Legarda will be there!

    • CarlosAcantillado

      i want to watch them too, lakas ng team PNoy!

  • ClaudineBeretta

    Exciting to ah! sana makadalo si mam loren, gusto ko syang makita at mapakinggan ang advocacies nya na healthcare at edukasyon para sa atin!

    • JewelAgoncillo

      oo naman! inaabangan ko nga to eh :)

    • DanielMarquez

      Im sure maraming tao ang pupunta para makita sila!

  • Castronaut

    Kayang kaya yan, dapat lang talaga mawalan na ng Arroyo supporters, people should know that Arroyo was no good for our country.

    • TylerZO

      exactly! Go team PNoy!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

         yan sa halip na tingnan ang mga kababayan natin na pinapatay sa Sabah ang presidente natin b or sa LP lang busy sa pangangampanya. Mr President naman tulungan mo po ung mga kababayan natin sa Sabah wag ung Malaysian ung kampihan natin or laging si Arroyo nasa isip mo. Boos mo rin ung mga nakikipaglaban sa sabah ngayon kung talagang malakas yang Tem Pnoy mo dapat hayaan mo na lang silang mangampanya ilabas ung plataporma di ka lang presidente ng LP or mga elitista presidente ka namin ng buong Pilipinas pati sina Kiram at supporters nya. Please tulungan mo naman sila

    • JuanTamadachi

      Gloria Macapal Dorovo is the bane, the scourge, of the Filipino people and and our country, the Philippines.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

    ARROVO COUNTRY? DOROBO INHABITANTS, IYAN BA ANG GUSTO NG KAPANGPANGAN? just asking.

  • Mr Moonlight

    the only decent candidate for senator under UNA is Dick Gordon and all the rest ?, i wouldnt even mention their names cause they made me sick to my stomach

  • JasonBieber

    PNoy and Team PNoy have been accused of not moving on from the GMA issue because clearly you have not moved on from the GMA issue…simple as that!

    PNoy keeps throwing cases at her and thus far non has stuck because they are all pointless and baseless and don’t have any evidence to stand on…but still you guys still keep throwing mud her way. So don’t blame anyone other than yourselves who have made this into a Team PNoy vs. GMA.

  • AllinLawisFair

    Corruption is synonymous with Gloria Arroyo. Humongous corruption is synonymous with the whole Arroyo administration.

  • disqusted0fu

    Nothing personal but then they single out GMA? Pnoy has been trying so hard to go after GMA for almost 3 years now but still could not prove his accusations because the cases that he has against her are weak and have no basis other than vengeance. Meanwhile, there are a lot of government officials who have corruption written all over their faces, it’s just that they happen to be Pnoy’s friends or allies so he’d rather point his fingers on others.

  • EhFilipino

    Wag iboto an Team Patay! Si Panot ay mukhang patay! lol

  • Paolo Esguerra

    While our fellow-countrymen were getting killed in Sabah because of the Aquino admin’s insensitivity, Aquino himself is campaigning for the LP (something which he should not be doing – he should concentrate in working like a president of the nation), and hitting yet again at Arroyo (which is a violation of the sub judice law). There is definitely blood in the hands of Aquino with what had happened at Sabah. Aquino chose to campaign for his party instead of attending to more pressing national interests that resulted in the loss of lives of our citizens.

  • Paolo Esguerra

    Aquino, his admin and LP teammates are full of hypocrisy. What campaign for accountability are they talking about? Take for example the case of the Aquino PCSO board which had been exposed by COA as being corruption-ridden with numerous infractions of their charter resulting in the loss of billions of pesos of the people’s money (P more than 7.8 Billion for 2011 alone)? The Palace immediately cleared the board without benefit of any investigations at all. And there are lots of other cases like this where the Aquino cronies and KKK’s go in their merry-corrupt ways while being protected by Malacanang.  This is the type of “accountability” that the Aquino admin and its LP candidates are bragging about. Aquino and his LP candidates are just a bunch of liars and hypocrites.

  • Paolo Esguerra

    After 3 years of persecuting Arroyo, the Aquino administration have yet to prove her guilty of charges of corruption – almost all cases against her have been dismissed for lack of evidence. Any yet Aquino keep harping on her and always mentions her in his speeches as if she were already guilty. It is now apparent to the nation that this administration really has no proof of corruption against Arroyo, in fact it is Aquino’s cronies & KKK’s who are now deep into corrupt practices but are protected by Aquino who looks the other way and stops any investigation of his own corrupt appointees.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HPGUIIJ44DMCSONOPI4JAEMUZM lex

    hontiveros is a prostitute of power, allowing her self to be used! pakantuten in short!

  • disqusted0fu

    Ms. Hontiveros, it’s not just an accusation, your statement alone is already a confirmation. You, Pnoy and team Pnoy obviously have yet to move on from GMA. Its been almost 3 years and the cases you throw at GMA are one by one getting dismissed. It’s just time for everyone to move on,. It’s time to look at the now because that’s where the real corruption is happening.

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