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Here’s why PNoy won’t run as Mar’s running mate

President Benigno Aquino III on Monday rejected the idea of becoming the running mate of Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II. In an interview in Cebu City, Aquino said running again in 2016 is not just against his desire but also his…

Churva: Lacierda adamant Mar is not behind attacks vs Grace

Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda vehemently denied Wednesday that the Liberal Party (LP) was behind the attacks against Senator Grace Poe. In a text message, the Palace spokesman said backstabbing is not the style of LP more so…

Old school Mar Roxas feels awkward with iPad fans

Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Mar Roxas is still writing crib notes in an era wherein people's thoughts are jotted down on powerful tablets and other touch-based devices. The outgoing Interior Secretary admitted this self-effacing…

Taya na: PNoy dismisses surveys, goes all-in on Mar

President Benigno Aquino III may not be a gambling man, but he's urging Filipinos to go "all-in" on his bet Mar Roxas this early. Liberal Party (LP) Chairman Aquino made this appeal ahead of the results of a high-stakes survey this…

Edcel Lagman attacks Poe’s popularity

Former Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman urged voters on Friday to choose Interior Secretary Mar Roxas as the next president instead of someone with “sheer popularity,” an obvious jab at Senator Grace Poe. In a statement, Lagman vouched for Roxas’…

Surprise? LP exec confirms Roxas is Aquino’s anointed one

A Liberal Party official finally confirmed what everyone is expecting - Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is President Benigno Aquino III's chosen one. LP Secretary General Mel Senen Sarmiento confirmed to reporters that Aquino would…

To save coalition, PNoy meets Mar after meeting Grace, Chiz

President Benigno Aquino III met with presumptive Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas a day after meeting with Senators Grace Poe and Francis "Chiz" Escudero‎. Aquino met with Roxas at a Japanese restaurant in Greenhills shortly…

LP blackmailing Poe with citizenship case— report

The Liberal Party is reportedly mulling on resorting to drastic moves to keep Senator Grace Poe from running for president if she won’t agree to be the running mate of administration standard bearer Interior Secretary Mar Roxas.…

Brains and brawn: Mar-Ping for 2016?

The Liberal Party is eyeing former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson as an alternative running mate for presumed presidential bet Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. A Politiko source said that LP believes that Lacson can be a major force as vice…

LP still vetting 2016 bets–Bam

Despite the shake ups in recent popularity polls, Senator Bam Aquino said the the Lieral Party (LP) is still very much in the vetting process as far as forming its 2016 tandem is concerned. However, Senator Aquino did acknowledge Senator…

Abi Binay to stay with Majority, for now

Makati Rep. Mar-Len Abigail Binay is not about to sever her ties with the Majority coalition, at least not yet. Rep. Binay on Tuesday said she has no plans of bolting the Majority bloc in the House of Representatives (HOR) despite the…

Barzaga: Mar Roxas rising

Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga believes that Interior Secretary Mar Roxas has nowhere to go but up in the surveys. Barzaga noted that while Roxas hasn't led in popularity polls, his figures will definitely climb once he officially declares…

Senate has recovered from pork scandal—Drilon

The Senate has finally exorcised the ghost of the P10-billion "pork barrel" scam that tarnished the institution's good name the past two years, Senate President Franklin Drilon said. "I think so . I think the Senate has already recovered…

Roxas cool with Mar-Chiz tandem, says Congress ally

A close ally of Mar Roxas in the House of Representatives (HOR) said the Interior Secretary is willing to teaming up with Senator Chiz Escudero next year despite their not so rosy past. According to Caloocan Rep. Egay Erice, a…

LP has P581-B campaign money, thanks to Abad

The Liberal Party (LP) is sitting on a pot of gold ahead of the 2016 national elections, and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) interim president Toby Tiangco has tagged Florencio Abad as the leprechaun. According to Tiangco, the P581…

Abaya: Poe is LP’s lone pick to be Mar’s running mate

Senator Grace Poe remains to be the Liberal Party’s top pick to run alongside Interior Secretary Mar Roxas even if the neophyte lawmaker is mulling on running to become president, an administration stalwart said. Transportation Secretary…

Is LP behind moves to eject Mison from BI board ?

The Liberal Party already has two members in the Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) board — Associate Commissioners Gilberto Repizo and Abdullah Mangotara  - but it still wants to control all three seats. Inquirer columnist Ramon Tulfo said…

Cha-cha fallout: Belmonte ready to go if…

The fallout from the failed push of the economic Charter Change (Chacha) is still foggy, but House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has already made it clear that he's willing to go if he is no longer in good graces with the administration.…

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