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Erice to Kris Aquino: I didn't intend to blame PNoy for Mar's 2016 loss

Apr 15, 2019 - 12:21 PM

(UPDATED) Caloocan congressman Edgar Erice, who manages Mar Roxas' senatorial bid, says he and his candidate are 'true blue Liberals who 'stand with the party'

Kris Aquino: Don't blame my brother Noy for Mar Roxas' defeats

Apr 14, 2019 - 11:40 PM

'So pati ba pagkatalo sa 2010 kasalanan din ni Noy?' asks Kris Aquino, lashing out at senatorial candidate Mar Roxas' campaign manager Edgar Erice

Trillanes arrest shows ‘attempt to silence dissent’ – Robredo

Sep 25, 2018 - 6:12 PM

'Dapat sana parating may lugar iyong dissenting voices para…kaming mga public officials, parati kaming on our toes,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

DISSENTING VOICES. Vice President Leni Robredo offers her support for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV at the Senate on September 25, 2018, the day he was arrested. Photo by OVP

Tensions flare as lawmakers rush to approve barangay poll postponement

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:44 PM

'Ang kapal ng mukha 'nyo para sabihin na hindi self-serving ang proposal,' a lawmaker tells a panelist supporting the bid to postpone the barangay polls again

TENSION IN THE HOUSE. Opposition lawmaker Antonio Tinio slams Liga ng Barangay president Edmund Abesamis as 'thick faced' in a House hearing on March 12, 2018, about proposals to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for the 3rd time. Screenshot from Rappler video

House opposition to Duterte: Order Acosta to ‘stop pseudo-forensic intervention’

Feb 27, 2018 - 5:02 PM

The PAO chief had refused to accede to a UP-PGH's panel's request for access to the tissue samples of Dengvaxia-vaccinated children who died

'Failed PR stunt': House opposition criticizes Duterte admin's ASEAN hosting

Nov 15, 2017 - 7:37 PM

The opposition bloc criticizes the administration for a costly 'photo op' and hits the regional bloc for its silence on human rights issues, including those in the Philippines itself

HOSTING DUTIES DONE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi exchange pleasantries following the closing ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Presidential Photo

Opposition urges House to support Ombudsman amid Duterte probe

Oct 03, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Lawmakers from the House's independent minority bloc slam President Rodrigo Duterte for 'aiming to discredit' the Office of the Ombudsman

PUSH FOR OMBUDSMAN. Opposition congressmen lead by L-R, Teddy Baguilat, Egay Erice, Raul Daza and Edcel Lagman hold a press conference at the House of Representative in Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

House silence over killings 'disturbing,' opposition says

Aug 19, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Opposition lawmakers call for a probe into the recent spike in drug war killings including the death of 17 year old student Kian Loyd delos Santos

DRUG WAR OUTRAGE. Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat calls on a probe into EJKs in drug war even if resolutions were ignored in the past. Rappler file photo

Opposition lawmakers want SC to nullify martial law

Jun 05, 2017 - 10:46 AM

6 members of the House opposition bloc believe the President s Proclamation Number 216 declaring martial law in Mindanao is bereft of sufficient factual basis

NO TO MARTIAL LAW. Six out of the 7 members of the House opposition are against the declaration of martial law in Mindanao and wants the SC to nullify it.  NO TO MARTIAL LAW. Six out of the 7 members of the House opposition are against the declaration of martial law in Mindanao and wants the SC to nullify it.

House opposition backs De Lima's request to join Senate debates

May 22, 2017 - 4:20 PM

The 7 members of the House opposition bloc go to Camp Crame to visit detained Senator Leila de Lima who is in high spirits

MAGNIFICENT 7. Representatives Emmanuel Billiones, Tom Villarin, Raul Daza, Edcel Lagman, Teddy Baguilat Jr, and Gary Alejano pose for photographers outside the PNP Custodial Center after their visit to detained Senator Leila de Lima on May 22. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Lawmakers contest Suarez's minority leadership before SC

Nov 15, 2016 - 7:20 PM

The members of the House Magnificent 7 bloc want the Supreme Court to recognize Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr as the rightful minority leader

NOW AT THE SC. Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez's minority leadership is once again being challenged by the "Magnificent 7" bloc. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

De Lima on drug case: 'Justice under Aguirre is fake'

Oct 11, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Maybe because that is the domain of Aguirre the master of fakery says Senator Leila de Lima after an anti crime group filed a drug case against her before the DOJ and not the Ombudsman

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Sep 13, 2016 - 8:21 PM

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Robredo denies Liberal Party plot to unseat Duterte

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:05 PM

UPDATED I plan to clarify this with the President to clear the misinformation and assure him of the party s commitment to the reforms for our Filipino people the Vice President says

NO OUSTER PLOT. Vice President Leni Robredo denies an alleged Liberal Party plot to oust President Duterte. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

Lawmakers, NGO file 2nd petition vs Marcos hero's burial

Aug 16, 2016 - 4:07 PM

Congressmen have joined the Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearances in a bid to stop the burial of the late strongman at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

SECOND APPEAL. The group Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearances (FIND) and several lawmakers jointly filed a second petition before the Supreme Court to oppose the planned interment of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the national shrine.

Filipinos vs Cha-Cha teach Congress they can disagree with Duterte – lawmakers

Aug 02, 2016 - 2:45 PM

The legitimate and real House minority bloc says they prefer to amend the Constitution through a Constitutional Convention purely elected by the people

'LEGITIMATE AND REAL MINORITY.' Six of the 8 members of the so-called "legitimate and real" House minority bloc call a press conference on August 2. From left to right: Caloocan 2nd District Representative Edgar Erice, 1-SAGIP Representative Rodante Marcoleta, Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman, Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin, Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, and Capiz 1st District Representative Emmanuel Billones. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Makati court: Full-blown trial of Binay's suit vs critics 'necessary'

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:58 PM

UPDATED Judge Elpidio Calis of Makati RTC Branch 133 denies the motions of the Vice President s critics to dismiss the P200 million damage suit against them

TWO-WAY RULING? The latest decision of the Makati RTC over Vice President Jejomar Binay's damage suit against his detractors may or may not work in his favor. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

LP's Erice on Mamasapano probe: Tool vs Aquino, Roxas

Jan 07, 2016 - 6:18 PM

Will the re opening of the probe answer questions or provide a platform for 2016 aspirants? The LP spokesman thinks it s likely the latter

OLD WOUNDS. President Benigno Aquino III condoles with the families of the 42 slain PNP-SAF members during the necrological service at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig on January 30, 2015. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Supporting other bets? Then leave LP, says Erice

Nov 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM

But LP spokesman Representative Edgar Erice downplays reports that party members are jumping ship to support Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte

LP OR BUST? Caloocan Representative Egay Erice says LP members who support other candidates should just leave. File photo by Gil Nartea/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

SC upholds Erice's election as Caloocan congressman

Oct 14, 2015 - 7:55 PM

In 2013 Liberal Party s Edgar Erice defeated by around 10 000 the incumbent at the time National Unity Party s Mary Mitzi Cajayon

AFFIRMED. The Supreme Court dismisses Mary Mitzi Cajayon's petition for certoriati, which contested HRET's affirmation of Edgar Erice's victory in the 2013 elections. Rappler file photo

Robredo for VP, TAG vs GMA, Pacquiao for senator | 6PM wRap

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:25 PM

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LP's Erice: Blame ‘Playgirls’ for twerk scandal

Oct 05, 2015 - 9:57 AM

It s a lot of hype says Liberal Party leader Caloocan Representative Edgar Erice when asked about the girls lewd performance at an LP event

Mar-Noy tandem junked, LP lawmaker chided over remark vs Poe

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:04 PM

Malacañang and the Liberal Party stalwarts are busy rectifiying public statements issued by overzealous and blabbermouth allies

JUNKED. Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma says President Aquino is not likely to entertain suggestions for him to run as the running mate of Manuel Roxas II

Aquino ally on Nancy Binay: 'No experience but baking cakes'

Aug 03, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Liberal Party stalwart Edgar Erice slams political dynasties a week after the President pushed for an anti dynasty law

NO EXPERIENCE? Liberal Party stalwart Edgar Erice hits Senator Nancy Binay's supposed lack of experience. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay sues Ombudsman, senators for P200M

Jul 20, 2015 - 12:54 PM

This is for all these concerted actions of all groups that contributed to destroying the VP says Binay s lawyer Claro Certeza

'STRIKING BACK.' Binay's lawyer Claro Certeza says the damage suit was the Vice President's way of getting back at his critics. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Abad on LP-Grace-Chiz: 'Certainly'

Jul 10, 2015 - 8:57 PM

This comes after Aquino met with Roxas and Abad and a day after the President met with the two senators

PODCAST: Edgar Erice and his 2016 dream team

Apr 25, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Liberal Party stalwart Edgar Erice believes that Mar Roxas and Grace Poe will be the team to beat in 2016

Roxas-Poe tandem inevitable – LP's Erice

Apr 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The ruling Liberal Party expects to beat Roxas low survey numbers with Aquino endorsement party machinery and partnership with Senator Grace Poe

ROXAS-ERICE? Whether a Roxas-Poe is feasible is anyone's guess.

What tandem? Poe says no offer from Roxas

Apr 21, 2015 - 1:43 PM

It’s hard to interpret feelers that are not direct to the point I cannot comment on the possibilities because Sec Mar himself has not publicly declared his intentions

HONEST LEADER. Poe highlights the need for a credible police leader in her response to President Aquino's address on February 6. File photo from Grace Poe's Facebook page

Comelec: No manual polls despite failed PCOS bidding

Mar 05, 2015 - 8:16 PM

Comelec spokesman James Jimenez tells Rappler there s a very very slim chance the poll body can t lease additional 23 000 voting machines for 2016

Legarda vows to block waste incineration in the Senate

Jan 07, 2015 - 5:42 PM

The promise comes at a time when lawmakers and government agencies are touting waste burning as the solution to unmanageable garbage in Philippine cities

To burn trash or not to? Debate in PH rages on

Nov 20, 2014 - 5:14 PM

Government agencies who want to lift the ban on waste incineration cite the growing problem of garbage management Environmentalists say there is no need for an expensive and possibly harmful technology

Charter change: The good, the bad, and the political

Aug 22, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Rappler talks to Caloocan Representative Edgar Erice and Valenzuela City Representative Sherwin Gatchalian on President Aquino s push for amendments to the Constitution

LP expects 'passionate' meeting on charter change

Aug 22, 2014 - 12:52 PM

The Liberal Party plans to meet and seriously deliberate the pros and cons of amending the Constitution

Rappler Newscast | August 21, 2014

Aug 21, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Erice: Aquino ‘best argument’ for 2nd term Gatchalian: Aquino ‘tinkering’ with balance of power American doctor now ebola free

No directions from us to amend Constitution – Palace

Aug 20, 2014 - 4:48 PM

The President s spokesman insists all moves in Congress pushing for charter change – including a forthcoming bill on term extensions – are not part of any orchestrated move from Malacañang

GOOD EXECUTIVE-LEGISLATIVE TIES. President Benigno Aquino III enjoys a good relationship with House and Senate leaders. File photo shows Aquino delivering his SONA on July 28, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Erice vs Tiangco: On PDAF and VP's loyalties

Jun 13, 2014 - 10:05 PM

The scent of 2016 is in the air during this face off between Caloocan Representative Edgar Erice of the Liberal Party and Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco of the United Nationalist Alliance

WORD WAR. Photo of Caloocan Rep Edgar Erice from his Facebook page; file photo of Navotas Rep Toby Tiangco by Rappler

Erice, Edgar

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM