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Duterte, Grace Poe 'happy, comfortable' in 1st meeting after polls

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:34 PM

I think I ve proven to be a principled ally of whoever has the right intentions for the country says the senator

CEU associate law dean to JBC: Yes to Marcos burial

Nov 16, 2016 - 12:50 PM

My view has nothing to do with my being an Ilocana It is my respect for the rule of law which tells me the Supreme Court s decision should be respected says asosciate dean Rita Linda Jimeno

NOMINEE. Rita Linda Ventura Jimeno answers questions from the Judicial and Bar Council. Screenshot from PTV4 livestream

On US polls, Poe jokes: 'First of all, I did not vote there'

Nov 09, 2016 - 3:37 PM

Meron naman tayong pantapat kay Donald Trump eh says Senator Grace Poe in apparent reference to President Rodrigo Duterte

SC asked to decide Grace Poe’s citizenship case

Sep 08, 2016 - 10:51 PM

Rizalito David has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the Senate Electoral Tribunal s decision that favored Grace Poe He files a motion to resolve the case for the best interest of all concerned as well as the nation

LOOK: Grace Poe's husband renounces US citizenship

Apr 25, 2016 - 12:57 PM

UPDATED Poe s husband has already renounced his US citizenship under Philippine Law He is still in the process of filing documents for his renunciation under US law

RENUNCIATION. Grace Poe's husband, Neil Llamanzares, formally renounced his US citizenship before a barangay chairman in Greenhills, San Juan.

Justice Leonen: 'Not unreasonable to fear' Comelec now biased vs Poe

Apr 12, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Its actuations can easily be misinterpreted as participating in the partisan voices of those who are supporting a different candidate for the elections Justice Leonen says of the Comelec

VOTE FOR POE. Supreme Court Justices Jose Mendoza, Marvic Leonen, and Diosdado Peralta all voted to grant the petitions for certiorari filed by Senator Grace Poe. Photos from the Supreme Court website

Despite final ruling, Tatad again appeals SC ruling on Poe

Apr 11, 2016 - 7:48 PM

The camp of presidential bet Grace Poe dismisses the second appeal and says the High Court has spoken on the issue twice

Photo by Yaj Selarom

#PHVote: Why Duterte? Why Marcos?

Apr 11, 2016 - 1:17 PM

The controversial Davao City mayor leads the pack in the latest survey The equally controversial son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos is also ahead of his rivals in the VP race What gives?

Not good for Grace Poe

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The Supreme Court s minute resolution on the Poe case in effect keeps the door open to a legitimate contest – after the election

Poe appeals to Pinoys in US: 'Become dual citizens'

Apr 10, 2016 - 2:22 PM

The advantages I assure you are substantial including regaining the right to vote and to own property in the Philippines

DUAL CITIZENS. Presidential bet Grace Poe urges some 4 million Filipinos working and living in the United States to avail of dual citizenship, as it has 'substantial advantages.' Photo by Yaj Selarom

Poe on Neil's US Air Force stint: It's no secret

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:07 AM

UPDATED Hindi naman iyan isang saradong dokumento iyan naman ay alam ng ating mga kababayan the presidential candidate says

NO HIDING. Presidential bet Grace Poe maintains she did not conceal from the public the information on her husband's stint in the US Air Force. Photo from Sen. Poe's Facebook account

Philippine citizenship: From jus soli to jus sanguinis

Mar 26, 2016 - 9:30 AM

The Grace Poe case reminds us that citizenship is not a static but rather a dynamic political concept

Photo from the Ateneo de Manila University website

‘Political instability’ feared if Grace Poe wins

Mar 24, 2016 - 11:09 AM

The Comelec says Grace Poe remains vulnerable to election protests because her citizenship ‘is still hanging in the air’

LEADING CANDIDATE. The silhouette of Philippine presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe is seen during a presentation at the 8th 'Go Negosyo Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit' in Pasay City, Philippines, on February 8, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Poe, Binay face off on rule of law, corruption, citizenship

Mar 20, 2016 - 8:22 PM

Grace Poe pounces on Jejomar Binay as soon as he mentions rule of law but gets defensive on the issue of having renounced her Philippine citizenship once


Poe to rivals: Focus on your issues, not on my family's citizenship

Mar 14, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Alam ninyo ang aking katapatan sa bansa at yung ating mga ginawa para rito the presidential bet says in reaction to criticisms that her husband and children are American citizens

US CITIZENS. Presidential bet Grace Poe defends her family from criticisms they are all US citizens. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Can Duterte-Cayetano win in Valenzuela City?

Mar 10, 2016 - 5:01 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte doesn’t meet with Mayor Rex Gatchalian who also happens to be the spokesman of his rival Grace Poe

Duterte: If Poe turns out to be American, 'naloko na'

Mar 09, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Mabuti pa kay Trump na lang kayo bumoto o kay Hillary pareho lang rin says presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Rodrigo Duterte addresses a crowd of hundreds in Valenzuela City on March 9, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Grace Poe case: Now the debate begins

Mar 09, 2016 - 6:23 PM

The people must now decide whether or not they want her to be president

Senator Grace Poe addresses reporters during a news conference at the Senate building in Pasay City on December 3, 2015. File photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

#AnimatED: The Grace Poe cliffhanger

Mar 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

We hope the wait ends this week – for the sake of the elections and the Supreme Court itself

Lost in the woods

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:37 PM

Not only does the solicitor general seem to be having problems with constitutional law he seems to be splashing illogic all over the place

SC told: Grace Poe as foundling ‘half the story’

Feb 17, 2016 - 8:14 AM

Did the Supreme Court in oral arguments gloss over the presidential candidate’s renunciation of PH citizenship?

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Binay hits Poe: 'I never abandoned my country'

Feb 10, 2016 - 10:09 PM

I’ve been here sa hirap at ginhawa Pilipino po si Jojo Binay the United Nationalist Alliance standard bearer tells supporters in Laguna

I AM FILIPINO. Vice President Jejomar Binay says he never abandoned his country.  File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

SC sets another hearing, moves slowly on Grace Poe case

Feb 10, 2016 - 8:52 AM

So far the views of 3 justices all appointees of President Aquino show they are leaning towards presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe

Senator Grace Poe arrives at the Supreme Court to attend for the preliminary hearing of the Senate Electoral Tribunal on her Citizenship Issue on Friday, September 11, 2015. (Contribute Photo)

The wisdom of Jose Vitug in the FPJ citizenship case

Feb 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM

There were no presumptions nor assumptions in the Supreme Court case that eventually favored the late Fernando Poe Jr

FAMILY PHOTO: A young Senator Grace Poe with her father Fernando Poe Jr and mother Susan Roces

4 key issues that divide SC justices in Grace Poe case

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:39 AM

The Supreme Court ponders its role as it weighs evidence on presidential candidate Grace Poe’s residency and citizenship

SC justice: Did Grace Poe lie to immigration bureau?

Feb 02, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Justice Teresita De Castro says the bureau approved Grace Poe s application to reacquire her Philippine citizenship in 2006 based on false claims

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, Jan 26 resumes the oral arguments on the disqualification case against presidential aspirant and Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares.

Sereno to Comelec: What proof do you want from Grace Poe?

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Commissioner Arthur Lim says the presidential contender could have presented DNA test results baptismal records family photos to prove she is natural born

COMELEC AT SC. Commissioners Rowena Guanzon Arthur Lim represent the Commission on Elections during the oral arguments of the Supreme Court on the disqualification case against presidential aspirant and Senator Grace Poe. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Foundlings are Filipino citizens? No basis for it

Jan 29, 2016 - 4:14 PM

I do not follow the reasoning that draws from the proposition that foundlings are under these laws presumed to be natural born Filipinos

push for rural development - Senator Grace Poe gestures as she hammers a point on why rural development must be a top priority of the government in addressing poverty and raise the standard of living, in a forum in cagayan de Oro city on Tuesday, May 26,2015. (bobby lagsa/rappler)

PH military hits Napeñas, Sereno on foundlings, Carlos Loyzaga | 6PM wRap

Jan 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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‘Adoption laws presume foundlings Filipino citizens’ – Sereno

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:07 AM

The chief justice takes the cudgels for foundlings

Chief Justice Sereno: We have rich domestic law on foundlings

Jan 26, 2016 - 8:25 PM

UPDATED Senior Justice Antonio Carpio asks why Grace Poe s camp believes regional principles of international law bind the Philippines when the country does not want to follow many regional principles

DAY 2. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, Jan 26 resumes the oral arguments on the disqualification case against presidential aspirant and Senator Grace Poe. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Leonen: Shouldn't Grace Poe carry burden of proving citizenship?

Jan 26, 2016 - 6:47 PM

For you to put your name for the public to choose you have the burden of [presenting] evidence correct? the Supreme Court justice asks Poe s counsel

BURDEN OF PROVING CITIZENSHIP. Leonen File Photo fropm OPAPP Facebook page.

Supreme Court justices raise doubts on Poe’s residency

Jan 20, 2016 - 8:56 AM

Defense of physical presence in the country appeared wobbly

IN COURT. (L-R) Susan Roces, presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe, and vice-presidential candidate Sen. Francis Escudero at the Supreme Court, January 19, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong / Rappler

It's a close Supreme Court vote on Poe cases

Jan 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Will Grace Poe be eligible to run for president? The decision rests not on merits alone but on the justices’ personal interests external pressures and dynamics of elections

CLOSE VOTE. In this file photo, Senator Grace Poe is at the Supreme Court for a Senate Electoral Tribunal hearing on September 11, 2015. Photo by Rappler

EXPLAINER: 3 reasons the SC won't likely lift the TROs on Comelec

Jan 12, 2016 - 7:00 AM

The Supreme Court appears keen on deciding the disqualification cases against Grace Poe Quashing the TROs on the cancellation of her candidacy will render the cases moot and academic

URGENT CASE. The Supreme Court tackles on January 12, 2016, whether to lift the TRO on Comelec's ruling to cancel the candidacy of presidential aspirant Grace Poe before the printing of ballots. Rappler file photo

No Biometrics No Vote, Roxas-Duterte word war, Star Wars | 6PM wRap

Dec 16, 2015 - 7:43 PM

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#AnimatED: Grace Poe, from Teflon to Velcro politics

Dec 07, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Grace tuloy man o hindi ang iyong kandidatura ibalik mo na ang kwento sa taumbayan Sabi nga It s not about you

Roxas: Poe hid citizenship, residency issues from LP

Dec 04, 2015 - 10:12 AM

‘We presumed regularity ’ says LP standard bearer Mar Roxas when asked to react to Senator Grace Poe s statement that she wouldn t have the same disqualification problems had she agreed to be his running mate

WOULD-BE TANDEM. Had things gone according to plan for the ruling LP, Mar Roxas and Senator Grace Poe would've been running-mates, not rivals. Rappler file photos

Dissenting from the SET dissents

Dec 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM

We do not even need to be a signatory to a hundred international conventions to consider the peculiar circumstances of foundlings for purposes of determining their citizenship We only need to be human

Rizalito David appeals SET decision on Grace Poe

Nov 23, 2015 - 4:06 PM

In a motion for reconsideration David calls the SET ruling declaring Poe a natural born Filipino citizen a legally infirm decision

Duterte on presidency, Poe’s SET case, Paris attacks | 6PM wRap

Nov 20, 2015 - 6:40 PM

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Duterte for president, Trudeau on trash, PH defense allies | 12PM wRap

Nov 20, 2015 - 1:52 PM

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VLOG: Poe wins in SET disqualification case

Nov 17, 2015 - 5:53 PM

5 SET members recognize the rights of an adopted child

Senate Tribunal denies disqualification case vs Poe

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:44 PM

UPDATED Five senators vote to recognize Grace Poe s rights as an adopted child while 4 other members of the tribunal vote to disqualify her according to Senator Tito Sotto

Poe’s citizenship case, illegal trash, NLD landslide victory | 6PM wRap

Nov 13, 2015 - 7:01 PM

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Comelec to decide soon on Grace Poe's citizenship case

Nov 13, 2015 - 1:48 PM

The Comelec law department is expected to decide in the next 15 to 30 days whether or not Poe committed an election offense when she ran for senator in 2013

FOR RESOLUTION. Grace Poe's lawyer George Garcia faces her accuser Rizalito David and lawyer Manuelito Luna during the preliminary investigation at the Comelec law department on November 13. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

VLOG: Poe hurt by petitioner's accusations

Nov 11, 2015 - 8:41 PM

Poe says even refugees such as the Rohingyas of Myanmar ​ ​have origins

Grace Poe eyes one more DNA test

Nov 05, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Likening her life to a teleserye or a television drama Poe said she is not giving up amid all the hurdles

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Poe’s husband to renounce US citizenship

Nov 04, 2015 - 6:35 PM

UPDATED The presidential aspirant gives the assurance that Filipinos will not have an American boy in Malacañang in the person of her husband Neil Llamanzares

FAMILY. From L-R: Senator Grace Poe's son Brian, husband Neil Llamanzares, and mother Susan Roces.

Grace Poe reveals negative results of DNA tests

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:45 PM

The presidential aspirant – whose citizenship is being questioned – says 2 persons were tested to see if they match her genetically but does not reveal their identities

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