Pimentel is New Senate President; Recto Assumes Minority Leadership

Sen. Ralph Recto is the new minority leader in the Senate. Recto got only three votes against new Senate president Aquilino Pimentel’s 20 votes. Historically, however, the divide between the majority and minority in the senate is not clear cut, with senators freely crossing lines depending on the issue. Sen. Alan Cayetano was absent from the…

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