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Midterm massacre hands Duterte all the power

President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies swept May 13 midterm elections in the Philippines, a result with potential seismic implications for the country’s politics and future as a democracy. Most significantly, Duterte-aligned politicians swept the dozen seats up for grabs in the 24-member Senate, a body that has until now checked the president’s more controversial initiatives and […]

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