Rappler's latest stories on anti-dynasty provision
'As a form of protest, I did not argue and push for its adoption anymore because the provision, as crafted, is useless,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, proponent of the anti-political dynasty provision
(2nd UPDATE) The Bangsamoro Transition Commission, some members of which belong to political families, has strongly opposed the ban on dynasties, saying it is a 'clear violation' of a person's right to vote and be voted
The law is not perfect and has exploitable loopholes, but having it in the first place, even in its diluted form, is already next to miraculous
Though the Con-Com voted to regulate political dynasties, mistresses and boyfriends of politicians can still run for public office
The vote of the Consultative Committee is a step toward regulating political dynasties but will Congress, full of scions of such dynasties, adopt the body's recommendation?
The federal constitution to be proposed will allow two family members to run if one is seeking a national post and the other is seeking a local or regional post
The group reaches a tentative agreement to include a provision regulating political dynasties in the constitution it will propose to President Rodrigo Duterte