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A POSTER of former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos is on display May 5 at town center in Ilocos Norte province, northern Philippines. Twenty-seven years after her dictator husband was ousted by a public revolt, Imelda Marcos has emerged as the Philippines’ ultimate political survivor: She was back on the campaign trail this week, dazzling voters with her bouffant hairstyle, oversized jewelry and big talk in a bid to keep her seat in Congress.

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Seeking re-election, Imelda extends Marcos dynasty

MARCOS, Philippines (AP) — Twenty-seven years after a public revolt ousted her dictator husband, Imelda Marcos is the Philippines’ ultimate political survivor: She dazzled voters with her bouffant hairstyle, oversized jewelry and big talk on the campaign trial this week bidding to keep her seat in Congress.

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