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261 members attend reopening of House of Representatives

/ 11:58 AM July 28, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — At least 261 of 290 members of the House of Representatives attended the opening of the second regular session ahead of President Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address.

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte headed Monday’s session with the chamber forming a quorum.

Cavite Representative Lani Mercado-Revilla attended the opening of Congress while her husband, Senator Ramon Revilla Jr., remains in jail for plunder over his alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam.

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