Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao says he's running for Senate in his native Philippines because he wants to help people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said his mission in politics remains focused on helping others. Pacquiao is already a member of the country's lower house of representatives and announced plans last week to run for a seat in the senate next year. "I'm running because I really believe that I can help more people and I'm getting ready to make a decision to run," Pacquiao said. Pacquiao made the comments during a reception at the Asia Society in New York where he was awarded the Asia Game Changer Award.