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Filipino Film Star Runs for President

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Filipino Film Star Runs for President

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Filipino Film Star Runs for President

Filipino Film Star Runs for President

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Fernando Poe Jr., a major action-film star in the Philippines, is running for president there against incumbent Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Though down in the polls, Poe is running an aggressive campaign. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.