After weeks of mudslinging, the speakership drama finally ended on Monday as majority of congressmen heeded to the suggestion of President Rodrigo Duterte to proceed with the 15-21 term-sharing formula for speakership.
Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Friday welcomed the formation of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago-led Duterte Coalition which seeks to unite allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in the House of Representatives.
Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano has admitted that Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez has the speakership in the bag if voting in the House of Representatives will take place this week.
MANILA – At least 167 congresman have signed a manifesto in support of the speakership bid of Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Anakalusugan Party-list Rep. Mike Defensor disclosed on Thursday.
DAVAO CITY – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) party on Wednesday shot down Cong. Paolo Duterte’s potential plan to seek the House leadership later this month.
The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) party is ready to back Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte if he decides to pursue his speakership bid later this month.
Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro has reminded Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano that insisting term-sharing in the heavily-contested speakership race is an “indicative of weakness.”
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte may announce his preferred choice for the next Speaker sooner than June 28.
CLARK, Pampanga – President Rodrigo Duterte is reportedly open to the proposed term-sharing to finally resolve the Speakership row in the House of Representatives, according to Taguig-Pateros Congressman-elect Alan Peter Cayetano.
MANILA – Incoming Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez had some bonding time with President Rodrigo Duterte after reportedly sharing a ride aboard the presidential car on Monday en route to the Manila airport.
Former House Speaker and reelected Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez reportedly has forged a secret alliance with the camp of returning Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano to secure the victory of the former chief diplomat…
The Nacionalista Party is reportedly torn betwen two contenders for the Speakership this coming 18th Congress.
President Rodrigo Duterte will not endorse anyone in the speakership race in the incoming 18th Congress, saying all the frontrunners are his friends.
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte admitted that Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco has the upper hand in the upcoming House Speakership race since he is a member of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng…
The Lakas Christian-Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) is looking forward to former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.'s victory in the upcoming senatorial elections following the Sandiganbayan's decision acquitting him of plunder.
Detained former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. will run for senator in next year’s elections.
The Lakas-CMD party is not closing its doors to fielding senatorial bets for the upcoming 2019 midterm polls.
Boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is no longer the only billionaire in the House of Representatives after five consecutive years of enjoying that distinction. Joining the Senator-elect in the billionaire’s group is Negros…
Independent Minority Bloc head, Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez appeared to cite gratitude as the main motivation behind his participation in the United Nationalist Alliance's (UNA) Senate slate for next year's elections. This…