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Arroyo likely to gun for House speaker post, says Iggy

Posted by akosistella on May 12, 2010


Outgoing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is likely target the House Speakership when the new Congress opens in July, her lawmaker brother-in-law said Tuesday night.

Negros Occidental Rep. Ignacio (Iggy) Arroyo Jr. said Mrs. Arroyo has enough allies to get her the top post in the House of Representatives.

“Yes, I think she would,” Arroyo, who was proclaimed winner of the congressional race for the fifth district of Negros Occidental, said when asked if Mrs. Arroyo will go for the Speaker’s post.

via GMANews.TV.


Palace: Arroyo may be RP’s 1st woman House Speaker

MANILA, Philippines – While this is not a novel notion for many, it’s the first time Malacañan itself is actually acknowledging the possibility President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo may become the country’s first female speaker of the House of Representatives once she steps down from the presidency.

Executive Secretary Leandro Mendoza said on Wednesday the president has a lot to share the next administration in her new role in government.

Via ABS-CBN News

AND: Arroyo proclaimed as Pampanga congressman

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