Raul Daza - updates

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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

LP House members, allies: Duterte admin 'employing fear to defeat facts'

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:43 PM

Several members of the Liberal Party in the House – alongside a long time party ally and a PDP Laban member – slam the administration for its attacks on checks and balances

DISSENT. Representatives Kaka Bag-ao and Jose Christopher Belmonte, LP members who are part of the House justice committee, thumb down the impeachment complaints against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

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

3rd reading for death penalty bill on March 7 unconstitutional – House opposition

Mar 07, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Veteran lawmakers Edcel Lagman and Raul Daza say the schedule for HB 4727 s 3rd and final reading violates the 1987 Constitution and the Rules of the House of Representatives

ANTI-DEATH PENALTY. Representative Gary Alejano, Raul Daza, Edcel Lagman, Edgar Erice, Emmanuel Billones hold a press conference on March 7. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House ends death penalty debate after 7 session days

Feb 22, 2017 - 9:11 PM

Congressmen also approve the amendments to only list 10 crimes under the bill remove the mandatory penalty of death and to add safeguard measures for the accused

ADJOURNED. The House of Representatives ends the death penalty debate on February 22. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House opposition: Pointless to push for death penalty if Senate rejects it

Feb 14, 2017 - 3:10 PM

Representative Raul Daza says the House debate on capital punishment will be moot and academic if the Senate kills the death penalty bill

ANTI-DEATH PENALTY. Representatives Raul Daza, Edcel Lagman, and Tom Villarin are all opposing the death penalty measure. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

From congressmen in near fistfight to the hours long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016

All illustrations by Janina Malinis/Rappler

Minority accuses House panel of rushing death penalty bills

Nov 22, 2016 - 7:59 PM

House justice committee chairperson Reynaldo Umali defends the move: We have not had any death penalty for some time And what has happened? Things became worse

RAILROADING? Representative Edcel Lagman calls out House justice committee chairperson Reynaldo Umali for offering the idea of restoring capital punishment just for drug-related cases. File photos by 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

Removal of seniors' VAT exemptions 'counter-productive' – lawmakers

Sep 27, 2016 - 2:40 PM

In our culture we respect senior citizens So why would we remove the exemption granted to them? asks veteran politician and Northern Samar 1st District Representative Raul Daza

NO TO VAT REMOVAL. Northern Samar 1st District Representative Raul Daza (1st from left) and Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman (2nd from right) both oppose the removal of VAT exemptions on senior citizens. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte on Mary Jane, Liberal Party, Instagram | 6PM wRap

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

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

Kicked-out congressman: Belmonte has copy of SC ruling

Jun 07, 2016 - 3:02 PM

The camp of Harlin Abayon shows proof that the Office of the House Speaker has received the Supreme Court ruling reinstating him as Northern Samar representative

EXIT. Representative of Northern Samar Harlin Abayon before he was thrown out of the Plenary Session Hall on Monday during the last session of Congress on Monday, June 6. Photo by: Joel Liporada/Rappler

Northern Samar's Abayon escorted out of Congress

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:29 PM

On the last session day the House of Representatives refuses to implement the Supreme Court decision that unseats Liberal Party s Raul Daza

OUT. Northern Samar Representative Harlin Abayon (center) is being escorted by the House of Representatives Sgt. at Arms out of the Plenary Session Hall on Monday, during the last session of Congress. Photo by: Joel Liporada/Rappler

Who's the real congressman of Northern Samar?

May 31, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Harlin Abayon has protested Congress failure to include his name in the roll call during the official canvassing of votes Here s the reason for the mixup

REINSTALLMENT. Northern Samar Representative Harlin Abayon was recently ousted based on the House Electoral Tribunal's decision but the Supreme Court rules he is the duly-elected Representative of Northern Samar

Local Vote: Negros Occidental, Leyte, Northern Samar

Sep 05, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Lacson mulls gubernatorial bid in Negros Occidental; Businessman to challenge Apostol as Leyte congressman; Ong brothers aim to exchange posts in Northern Samar

Vote on RH bill now, Aquino tells House

Dec 03, 2012 - 2:55 PM

President Aquino tells lawmakers he is in favor of the RH bill and asked them to put the measure to a vote this week

#CoronaTrial: Day 23 with video highlights

Feb 23, 2012 - 2:31 PM

Highlights of day 23 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Enrile, Daza, Cuevas: The Octomaneuvers

Feb 22, 2012 - 9:30 PM

Octomaneuvers octomechanics geriatric courtesy Viewers were amused watching Enrile Daza and Cuevas on the floor

A prosecution walkout - 11 yrs ago

Jan 16, 2012 - 6:38 AM

The impeachment trial brings together old characters in a previous exercise

Overwhelming number of congressmen impeached CJ Corona