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‘panfilo lacson’

Money & politics: The truth (not) well told

Poll expense reports of Erap, Arroyo,
wanna-be presidents shot full of holes

The popular perception is that running an election campaign has the potential of reducing a candidate to penury. Yet none of those who had served or today want to serve as president and vice president has come close to breaching the spending limit – or even to going shirtless and hungry – according to the separate “Statements of Electoral Contributions and Expenses” they had filed with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) over the last 12 years.