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SC upholds winning senators in 2013 polls

Sep 02, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by political party Bangon Pilipinas which sought to nullify the proclamations of the 12 senators in the 2013 polls

UPHELD. The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by Bangon Pilipinas seeking to nullify the proclamations of the 12 winning senators in the 2013 polls. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

How senatorial candidates voted on RH bill

Dec 18, 2012 - 10:36 AM

6 senatorial candidates voted in favor of the RH bill; 5 were against it

Gordon, Maceda running under UNA

Aug 28, 2012 - 8:30 PM

Is Sen Koko Pimentel on leave or not from PDP Laban?

Pimentel to PNoy: I'm joining your slate

Aug 16, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Senator Koko Pimentel announces he is joining the administration slate

Villar expands local base after LP tie-up

Aug 14, 2012 - 5:20 PM

The NP focuses on local recruitment after securing an alliance with the LP at the senatorial level

Ready for first gay senator? Binay thinks so

Jul 31, 2012 - 6:47 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says UNA is considering Danton Remoto to be part of its Senate slate

Enrile: Chiz joining UNA but…

Jul 19, 2012 - 1:12 PM

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile says Sen Chiz Escudero is joining UNA but will not be required to join campaign rallies

UNA may unveil full Senate slate this week

Jul 16, 2012 - 8:34 AM

UNA is likely to announce this week its final batch of senatorial bets but concedes that sharing some of them with the administration may be inevitable

Comelec urged to extend ARMM registration

Jul 13, 2012 - 1:32 PM

Local officials urge the Comelec to extend the 10 day ARMM registration period to accommodate many residents

UNA to admin coalition: All politics is local

Jul 12, 2012 - 3:00 PM

Binay s UNA says the loyalty of local leaders will be its edge over the formidable administration coalition of LP NP NPC

LP+NP+NPC = PNoy's politics of addition?

Jul 06, 2012 - 5:45 PM

Is President Aquino guilty of the politics of addition in entering into talks with Sen Manny Villar s NP?

Mayor Lim: I’m unlucky with vice mayors

Jul 05, 2012 - 9:50 AM

Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim is carefully choosing his running mate after his unfortunate experience with vice mayors

Miriam to Comelec: I’m not yet resigning

Jul 04, 2012 - 3:00 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago s Senate seat is not up for grabs

‘Binay like Ninoy, Nene Pimentel like Cory’

Jun 24, 2012 - 8:52 AM

Former Senator Rene Saguisag likens his friends VP Binay and former Sen Nene Pimentel to the late Aquino couple

Miriam to re-electionists: Do a Flavier, pass RH bill

Jun 22, 2012 - 5:45 PM

Santiago says re electionist senators should not worry about passing the RH bill because there s no such thing as a Catholic vote

Pimentel, Binay and Facebook Politics

Jun 21, 2012 - 1:20 PM

It s complicated? In a relationship? Divorced? The relationship between Pimentels and the Binays reflect Facebook status changes

Binay-Pimentel: The ties that bind

Jun 19, 2012 - 10:31 AM

Binay and the Pimentels forged ties spanning 3 decades and two generations Could Migz Zubiri damage the relationship?

In 2013, A or 1 won't make a difference

Jun 18, 2012 - 5:18 PM

Comelec says a raffle will determine the order of party list groups in the 2013 election ballots

#PHvote: What is LP doing?

Jun 16, 2012 - 11:06 PM

UNA is working double time What is LP doing?

Fixing the PCOS problem

Jun 15, 2012 - 6:33 PM

With the legality of buying the PCOS machines settled all that s left to prove is that they won t encounter the same 2010 poll problems

Nene Pimentel: Hard to dissolve PDP-Laban

Jun 14, 2012 - 7:28 AM

As a result of the dispute over the UNA senatorial slate will PDP Laban members who support Koko Pimentel agree to bolt the coalition?

UNA to Pimentels: It’s not about the money

Jun 12, 2012 - 3:10 PM

UNA denies the statement of Nene Pimentel that accepting Migz Zubiri shows it puts money over principle

Nene Pimentel: UNA for expediency, not change

Jun 12, 2012 - 11:10 AM

Former Senate President Nene Pimentel slams UNA says it is about political expediency instead of change

Pimentel mulls next move, says he was first in UNA

Jun 11, 2012 - 5:18 PM

Sen Koko Pimentel will meet with family and supporters to decide on his next move after UNA accepted Migz Zubiri in its senatorial slate

[UPDATED] It’s final: Migz running under UNA

Jun 11, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Migz Zubiri Mitos Magsaysay and Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia are official candidates of Binay and Estrada s UNA

UNA to tackle Koko-Migz rift Monday

Jun 08, 2012 - 3:58 PM

Binay Estrada and Enrile will discuss the bitter dispute between Sen Koko Pimentel and Migz Zubiri in a meeting Monday June 11

Erap stands by Migz; tells Koko to forgive

Jun 07, 2012 - 6:03 PM

Former President Joseph Estrada responds to Sen Koko Pimentel saying he will not drop Migz Zubiri from the UNA slate

Binay to visit Roxas City, swear in partymates

Jun 04, 2012 - 1:19 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay will swear in new partymates in the hometown of his rival DOTC Secretary Mar Roxas

Magsaysay, Gwen Garcia joining Binay’s party

May 24, 2012 - 12:27 PM

Zambales Rep Mitos Magsaysay and Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia are a step closer to joining UNA s senatorial slate

'Loudspeaker' of the House: Rep Annabelle Rama?

May 18, 2012 - 11:21 AM

Controversial celebrity Annabelle Rama visits Cebu to officially register as a voter there

CEBU VOTER. Annabelle Rama registers as a Cebu City voter Friday. Photo from the Twitter account Joel Rama del Prado

Two of PNoy’s senatorial bets still undecided

May 17, 2012 - 6:14 PM

Despite a presidential endorsement Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon and Rep Sonny Angara will decide at the appropriate time

Pimentel denies jumping ship to LP

May 17, 2012 - 11:25 AM

Not true I ll never leave my party PDP Laban the PDP Laban president says

UNA vs LP: What’s the difference?

May 15, 2012 - 7:41 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay does not consider his coalition an opposition group UNA will have to draw the battle lines against LP in issues and track record

Binay and the politics of firsts

May 13, 2012 - 11:50 AM

What’s in a name? Vice President Jejomar Binay’s UNA coalition reflects his ambition leadership and politics Philippine style

Villar ready for possible LP alliance

May 10, 2012 - 3:36 PM

NP and LP together in 2013? Sen Manny Villar says he is ready

Enrile to Koko, Migz: Politics like war

May 03, 2012 - 2:26 PM

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile says Migz Zubiri and Koko Pimentel must work together to survive the political war

Erap: Isko and I unbeatable, inseparable

May 03, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Former President Joseph Estrada stops short of declaring his tandem with Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno in 2013

Binay: Together, Koko, Migz will win in 2013

May 02, 2012 - 2:56 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay is categorical: resigned Sen Migz Zubiri and Sen Koko Pimentel will be together in the UNA slate

GMA’s party not aligning with Binay

Apr 27, 2012 - 5:20 PM

Lakas CMD Spokesperson Raul Lambino denies reports that Arroyo s party is supporting the UNA senatorial ticket in 2013

Koko in LP slate? ‘Let’s talk,’ he says

Apr 26, 2012 - 1:57 PM

Sen Koko Pimentel is not surprised that he has been named as a possible senatorial candidate of the LP in 2013

Binay to detractors: Are you so insecure?

Apr 26, 2012 - 1:50 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says those who leaked his letter to President Aquino are insecure of their good relationship

Erap wants Isko Moreno as running mate for Manila

Apr 25, 2012 - 10:32 AM

Former President Joseph Estrada names Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno as his possible running mate in 2013

'Iconoclast' is sec-gen of Erap-Binay coalition

Apr 24, 2012 - 4:20 PM

Navotas Rep Tobias Toby Tiangco is chosen to be UNA secretary general The Binay Erap coalition also named other leaders Tuesday

Chiz: Senate to finish Corona trial before SONA

Apr 18, 2012 - 7:10 PM

Sen Francis Escudero wants the Corona impeachment trial to be over before PNoy s SONA in July