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TIMELINE: The rise and fall of Koko Pimentel

Senator Koko Pimentel announced that he is stepping down from the Senate presidency and would be nominating Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto to the top post of the chamber.

Pimentel: I’m allowed to seek re-election

​This early,​ Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III​ i​s bracing ​for the possible legal battle over his eligibility to seek re-election ​next year.

So what? LP downplays Grace’s OSG ‘victory’

The Office of the Solicitor General's (OSG) choice to defend the Senate Electoral Tribunal's (SET) favorable decision on Senator Grace Poe's citizenship case is neither surprising nor special, the Liberal Party (LP) said.

Poe camp to Comelec: Junk David’s complaint

Sen. Grace Poe’s lawyer is hoping that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will not set aside the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) when it resolves another case filed by lawyer Rizalito David before the poll body. “We…

Comelec can’t DQ Grace, ex-chair Brillantes insists

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) doesn't have the right to disqualify Senator Grace Poe as a presidential candidate, particularly over the issue of citizenship. Thus, reckoned Sixto Brillantes, former chairman of the poll body which…

Chiz confident SC will rule in Grace’s favor in DQ case

Senator Francis Escudero believes Senator Grace Poe has a good chance of getting a favorable ruling from the Supreme Court regarding the disqualification case filed against her before the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) even though some of…

Pia Cayetano: I’m for Duterte

Sen. Pia Cayetano defended herself from criticisms over her decision to vote in favor of Sen. Grace Poe, junking the disqualification case at the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET). "In connection with queries on my position regarding the…

Digong to Chiz: Stop using Grace

If Senator Chiz Escudero thinks Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is using Senator Grace Poe's disqualification case as an excuse to run for the presidency, then Duterte thinks Escudero is just using Poe, period. "Stop using Grace Poe,"…

Alan ’embarrassed’ by Pia’s vote for Grace – report

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is reportedly red-faced over his sister, Senator Pia Cayetano, who surprisingly voted to reject the disqualification case against Senator Grace Poe filed with the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET). In a report,…