Political dynasties at play in 2022 Philippines presidential election 

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The children of two of the Philippines' recent leaders are running for national office in 2022. Ferdinand "BongBong" Marcos Jr., son of 1980s dictator Ferdinand Marcos, is running for president, while Sara Duterte, daughter of current President Rodrigo Duterte, just announced her plan to run for vice president. Ashley Westerman reports on the implications for one of the most important elections in the Philippines' history.

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