Sara Duterte refuses to reconcile with ‘dangerous’ Alvarez

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 13:51:08 +0000

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio refused to reconcile with re-elected Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, whom she had a bitter feud last year.

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Sotto: Senate won’t blindly follow Duterte

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 21:26:10 +0000

The Senate in the 18th Congress will approve the proposal for the return of the death penalty and other bills based on their own merits

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Mangudadatu to ask Duterte for moratorium on military operations in Maguindanao

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 07:57:03 +0000

COTABATO CITY – Outgoing Maguindanao Gov. Esmael ‘Toto’ Mangudadatu will ask President Duterte and Congress for a one-year moratorium on military operations in his province. Mangudadatu, who was proclaimed winner in the second district congressional race in Maguindanao on Thursday, said this would be one of his first acts when he joins the 18th Congress […]

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Another ‘David vs Goliath,’ Nograles scion wins Congress seat in Rizal

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 04:13:54 +0000

Fidel Nograles

Young lawyer Fidel Nograles toppled the two-decade rule of the Rodriguezes as Congressman in the second district of Rizal.

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White House escalates resistance to House probes

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:40 +0000

White House escalates resistance to House probes

The White House sharply escalated its resistance to congressional attempts to investigate President Donald Trump, notifying the House Judiciary panel Wednesday that it would refuse to comply with sweeping requests for documents and witness testimony while declaring that the legislative branch had no right to a “do-over” of the special counsel’s Russia probe.

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Former VP Binay trailing in Makati congressional race

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 11:48:14 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Liberal Party (LP) candidate Romulo “Kid” Peña is leading the Makati City first district Congressional race over former vice president Jejomar C. Binay.

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Former VP Binay says speakership unlikely, but sees poll victory

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 15:05:40 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Former Vice President and Makati city first district Congressional candidate Jejomar C. Binay said that being House speaker is far from reality.

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Edu Manzano to appeal Comelec disqualification order

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 04:30:39 +0000

The camp of actor and San Juan congressional candidate Edu Manzano said that they will file a motion for the reconsideration

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