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Dynasties and Duterte allies dominate Philippine midterm lineup

Candidates backed by president seen winning majority in May 13 Senate election

Imee Marcos is one of several members of prominent political dynasties who are backed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for the May 13 Senate election.

MANILA -- Candidates backed by President Rodrigo Duterte were in an upbeat mood on Tuesday as they kicked off a three-month campaign for the Philippines' midterm elections.

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