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Quotable quotes from five rivals

/ 12:14 AM February 22, 2016

Jejomar Binay


I DON’T recall saying that most of our property were inherited. Some of them we bought, and we were financially capable to do so. It’s not true that I have many pieces of property. I either bought or inherited them. And I inherited them not only from my mother, but also from my father.

Rodrigo Duterte


CRIMINALS, well I go after them as long as I do it in accordance with the law. Any President can order the killing as long as it’s in the performance of duty and in accordance with law. I will use the military and police to go after criminality and drugs plaguing the country.

Grace Poe

YES, I’m the least experienced among the candidates… But while I have the least experience, I have the perspective of a mother who sees the needs of her family… There’s no proof that the longer your stint in government is, the more qualified you are.

Mar Roxas

“YOLANDA” was the most powerful typhoon in history. I was there before, during and after the typhoon. I didn’t leave until the situation stabilized. I’m not like others who flew by chopper, had their pictures taken, acted like a tourist, and then left.

Miriam Defensor-Santiago

DON’T YOU know that an illness could go worse or not, or be completely healed? That’s my right [to run]. Under our Constitution, there’s no constitutional provision that if you get sick of something, you’re disqualified.

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