10 months Poe opts for public dialogue over debate MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Re-electionist Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said she would rather hold public dialogues than debate with her fellow candidates in the senatorial race. Senator Grace Poe (ROY DOMINGO / MANILA BULLETIN) She stated this in response to the challenge of senatorial bets from the opposition “Otso Diretso” to have a debate with administration candidates before the mid-term polls on May 13. Despite having attended televised debates during her bid for presidency in the 2016 national elections, the independent candidate said she chooses to barnstorm provinces to “directly” answer questions from the people and discuss her platforms. ... more