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.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday took a swipe at Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III Friday for claiming that he is allowed to seek another re-election next year.
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“The Filipino people deserve to know the truth: You simply lost. No one cheated you.”
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Senator Leila de Lima said she will not resign from her post like Senator Migz Zubiri did in 2011, despite an ongoing poll protest filed against her by Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Sec. Francis Tolentino.
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Existing provisions of the laws do not seem to favor the reelection bid of Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said.
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Detained Sen. Leila de Lima on Wednesday said the recount of ballots included in the electoral protest of defeated 2016 senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino is just a “waste of time and resources.”
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Disqualified presidential candidate Rizalito David is urging the Supreme Court (SC) to resolve his petition, which sought to disqualify Senator Grace Poe as legislator due to her questionable citizenship.
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One of the three Supreme Court (SC) Justices who voted to disqualify Senator Grace Poe in her Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) case last year says the latter must prove she is a foundling first before she can be considered a natural-born…
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Ex-Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban equates the magistrates' potential favoring of Senator Grace Poe in her citizenship issue to attaining what he calls "judicial greatness".
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Sen. Grace Poe's camp expressed confidence on Tuesday (Dec. 7, 2015) that the Supreme Court will uphold the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) that the senator is a natural-born Filipino, which rules out the disqualification…
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In the face of adversity, an emotional and teary-eyed Sen. Grace Poe appeared before the media on Thursday (Dec. 03,2015) with a renewed resolve to continue the fight to win the presidency next year for the love of country and the rest of…
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Davao City Mayor and PDP-Laban presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte believes that giving natural-born Filipino citizen status to foundling Senator Grace Poe would ultimately break up the country. According to the testosterone-charged…
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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…
Ex-CJ Panganiban disagrees with Carpio, De Castro, Brion: 5 SET senators correct in junking Poe case
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The five senators who voted in the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to reject a petition to unseat Senator Grace Poe have been derided in the past few days for what pundits claim was a political decision. But Former…
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Does PDP-Laban President, Senator Koko Pimentel have reservations regarding Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's choice of Migz Zubiri as one of the latter's "senatoriables?" "(The) preference of our standard-bearer carries a lot of weight…
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Sen. Vicente Sotto III lashed out petitioner, Rizalito David, for criticizing members of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) who voted for the dismissal of the disqualification case against Sen. Grace Poe. “Kasi alam mo yung mga…
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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…
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Are cracks forming in the Cayetano siblings’ relationship because of politics? Senator Alan Peter Cayetano believes his sister, Senator Pia Cayetano, is trying to get into the good graces of Senator Grace Poe by voting in her favor in…
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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,…