#Lima 2016 - updates

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Tolentino withdraws electoral protest vs De Lima

Feb 01, 2019 - 7:55 PM

The former adviser of President Duterte says his new senatorial campaign for 2019 needs his 'undivided attention'

FRESH BID. Francis Tolentino, who lost to Leila de Lima in 2016 by 1.33 million votes, is being endorsed by President Rodrigo Duterte in his second attempt to get elected to the Senate. Malacañang photo by Valerie Escalera

De Lima, lawmakers in Pulse Asia winning senatorial circle

Dec 22, 2015 - 1:04 PM

Practically all the probable winners are either current or former lawmakers – with the exception of former justice secretary Leila de Lima according to Pulse Asia

CEASEFIRE. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima takes over the supervision of the Maguindanao Massacre case to end the rift between government prosecutors and two private lawyers. File photo by Rappler

Women senatorial bets vow to prioritize labor, human rights

Nov 25, 2015 - 10:25 AM

Labor reforms and human rights issues are among the target advocacies espoused by former justice secretary Leila de Lima OFW advocate Susan Ople and lawyer Lorna Kapunan – aspirants in the 2016 senatorial race

LABOR REFORMS. Leila de Lima, Susan Ople, and Lorna Kapunan vow labor and human rights reforms if elected to the Senate in 2016.

PDAF lawyer Baligod thinking of Senate run?

Oct 05, 2015 - 5:00 PM

I did my best as an ordinary citizen but I realized that there is a limit to what you can do if you are not inside government

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Aug 27, 2015 - 7:55 PM

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Will De Lima run for senator? Decision known August 27

Jul 20, 2015 - 6:11 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says she knows she is capable of the work that a Senate seat entails but admits she is wary of the mudslinging and politicking