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ABS-CBN failed to air ads of many candidates, not just Duterte's

Jul 07, 2020 - 7:51 AM

ABS-CBN says presidential bet Mar Roxas and vice presidential candidates Leni Robredo, Alan Peter Cayetano, and Antonio Trillanes IV are among those who have unaired ads during the 2016 campaign

COVERAGE WOES. ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Katigbak defends his network's franchise application before House members on June 3, 2020. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cavite lawmaker: Lopezes got ‘preferential treatment’ over other Martial Law victims

Jun 15, 2020 - 10:15 PM

Cavite 4th District Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr says Martial Law victims are still waiting for their compensation decades after Marcos was ousted

MAKING A CASE VS ABS-CBN. Cavite 4th District Representative Elipidio Barzaga speaks during the ABS-CBN franchise hearing on June 15, 2020. Screenshot from the House of Representatives' Youtube account

2 lawmakers want mandatory drug tests at House

Nov 06, 2019 - 8:55 PM

If the government is serious about fighting illegal drugs, then its officials should be willing to get tested for drug use, say congressmen Elpidio Barzaga Jr and Robert Ace Barbers

DRUG TESTS. Two lawmakers want all congressmen and women to be tested for illegal drug use. File photo of the Plenary Hall of the House of Representatives

Federalism can't cut short VP Robredo term – experts

Jun 08, 2016 - 4:58 PM

The Philippines can also create a federal parliamentary form of government that allows for a vice president or a deputy prime minister congressmen say

PROCLAMED. Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. proclaim Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (not in photo) and Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative Leni Robredo as the country’s duly elected President and Vice President, Monday, May 30, 2016. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Marcos camp questions Cebu City COC over discrepancy

May 25, 2016 - 8:05 PM

The committee reminds candidates lawyers the only documents that need to tally are the electronically and physically transmitted certificates of canvass

CANVASSING STARTS. Candidates' lawyers watch congressional staff open the first ballot box at the canvassing of votes for president and vice president on May 25, 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Poe leads polls, Reyes brothers, Gilas at FIBA Asia | 12PM wRap

Sep 28, 2015 - 1:30 PM

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Presidentiables meet, Mamasapano case, jailed for sedition | 6PM wRap

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:34 PM

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NUP: Roxas endorsement mere 'formality'

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Save for a few members the National Unity Party is set to stay in the broad Liberal Party led coalition come 2016

NUP STILL IN. Admin bet Mar Roxas after a meeting with members of the NUP.  Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

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

Belmonte proposes new committee to scrutinize gov't spending

Jul 28, 2014 - 12:07 PM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr urges lawmakers to exercise oversight function over government agencies budget

OVERSIGHT. Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr wants the House of Representatives to look deeper into the budget of government agencies. Photo by Rappler

'Multiple divisions could harm gov't in PDAF case'

Jun 08, 2014 - 7:33 PM

Barzaga warns against the possibility of contradictory rulings if more than one division will handle the PDAF cases

PH solons: Ignore China's new fishing law

Jan 11, 2014 - 1:02 PM

Recognizing the law would be tantamount to giving up claim to the disputed West Philippine Sea

'CHINA GET OUT.' Hundreds of protesters troop to the Chinese consulate in July 2013 to denounce Beijing's 'bullying' over the West Philippine Sea. File photo by Vincent Go

Congress to scrutinize SC 'pork'

Dec 23, 2013 - 7:15 PM

But the Supreme Court says the Judiciary Development is not a pork barrel fund

APPROVED. The bicameral conference committee approves the proposed 2014 General Appropriations Act. File photo by Rappler

Solons hit De Lima: Cancelation of passports 'premature'

Oct 26, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Malacañang says it would be better to just wait for the final decision of DFA

Solons ask agencies to continue district projects

Sep 03, 2013 - 3:27 PM

Before calling for the abolition of the PDAF critics should see how this would affect the aspects of education healthcare in our districts says one congressman

#CoronaTrial: Day 11

Feb 02, 2012 - 8:07 PM

Day 11: Discussion on the disclosure of properties in SALNs; Estrada Escudero call on prosecution for presenting 45 properties list to public prior to trial

SENATOR-JUDGES. Members of the impeachment court get ready for day 11.

#CoronaTrial: Day 9

Jan 31, 2012 - 8:30 PM

Day 9: Megaworld official testifies about the discount issue surrounding the Bellagio penthouse of the Coronas

SENATORS. Senators chat before session starts on Day 9.

Barzaga: Why Corona trial not akin to criminal proceedings

Jan 25, 2012 - 2:31 AM

Barzaga enumerates 3 reasons why guilt beyond reasonable doubt is unnecesary

Prosecutor Elpidio Barzaga Jr.