poe 2016 - updates

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Grace Poe and the lost presidency

May 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM

She had the name She had the charisma She had the lead What went wrong?


Voters want concern for poor, principles from candidates

May 09, 2016 - 5:49 PM

Moral integrity rounds up what voters are looking for in an ideal candidate

Why Grace Poe quickly rejected Roxas’ call for unity talk

May 08, 2016 - 11:55 PM

It was because Mar Roxas was saying one thing and Liberal Party spokesman Edgar Erice was saying another says Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian

POE SPOKESMAN. Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian makes a final pitch for presidential candidate Grace Poe. Rappler screengrab

Mar Roxas to Grace Poe: Let's talk

May 06, 2016 - 5:52 PM

UPDATED I call for unity decency democracy I call for rule of law I call on Senator Poe: Grace mag usap tayo

Photo courtesy of the Mar Roxas Media Bureau

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.

Poe to Duterte: What will happen to women in your presidency?

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:56 PM

Duterte responds by listing down pro women programs in Davao City where he has served as mayor for 23 years

WOMEN ISSUES. Duterte and Poe face-off on women issues during the last presidential debate on April 24, 2016. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Binay on attack mode, hits Duterte, Poe, Roxas in sortie

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Rodrigo Duterte has challenged Jejomar Binay to a debate after the Vice President said the Davao City mayor is an executioner of poor people

Binay: Still a 2-way race between me and Roxas

Apr 12, 2016 - 2:32 PM

The Vice President downplays the threat posed by leading bets Rodrigo Duterte and Grace Poe saying they are newbies in campaign organization

TWO-WAY RACE? Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) believes that the presidential race is between him and administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas (right).

Grace Poe visits Binay ally ER Ejercito, wife in Laguna

Apr 01, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The warring San Luis and Ejercito families in the province separately meet the presidential candidate

COURTESY CALL. Presidential bet Grace Poe pays a courtesy visit to Pagsanjan mayor Maita Ejercito and husband, dismissed Laguna governor ER Ejercito. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Binay on Erap's endorsement of Poe: 'We're still friends'

Mar 29, 2016 - 2:19 PM

UPDATED He got me as his vice president I cannot forget that says Vice President Jejomar Binay explaining the strength of his friendship with former president Joseph Estrada

EX-POLITICAL ALLIES. Former president and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada attends the birthday party of erstwhile political ally Vice President Jejomar Binay in 2014. Rappler file photo

Officers of the court, explain the court!

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines comments on the Grace Poe verdict in effect telling us that it was just a question of numbers

Supreme Court

Binay, Duterte want hero’s burial for Marcos

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:43 PM

Senator Grace Poe and former interior secretary Manuel Roxas II don t want dictator Ferdinand Marcos buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani

HERO'S BURIAL? Vice President Jejomar Binay and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte favor a hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino s appointees

GRACE POE'S CABINET. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says she already has in mind Cabinet members she wants to retain should she be elected into office. Screenshot from Rappler

Poe challenges critics, denies P150-M campaign donations

Mar 14, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Ako talaga ay nagtitimpi lang ha? Pero yung mga ginagawa nilang ganyan sa tingin ko dapat managot na rin sila sa batas she says of camps that make allegations against her

CHALLENGE. Presidential bet Grace Poe challenges her critics to prove their claims she received P150 million of campaign donations. Photo from the Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

The Scrum: Beyond citizenship, issues that Grace Poe has to answer

Mar 14, 2016 - 2:04 PM

We have focused far too long on her citizenship yet Grace Poe has largely gotten away with motherhood and non committal answers to hard questions

NATURAL-BORN FILIPINO. Senator Grace Poe hurdles legal challenges to her presidential bid. File photo

Poe banks on volunteer lawyers for clean elections

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:08 PM

On May 9 the plan of the Grace Poe Chiz GPC Legal Team is to deploy one lawyer in every town to keep watch over the election results

CLEAN ELECTIONS. Presidential candidate Grace Poe takes selfies with volunteer lawyers of the Grace Poe-Chiz Legal Team. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

SC rules in favor of Poe, PH flagdown rates, royal family | 6PM wRap

Mar 08, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Grace Poe 'well-practiced' for the 1st presidential debate

Feb 22, 2016 - 1:41 PM

The presidential bet a former debater in high school says: There s really no tough questions because I prepared for it What s difficult is the lack of time

Photo by Comelec EID

PiliPinas 2016 Debate: Round 2 goes to Grace Poe

Feb 21, 2016 - 6:40 PM

Grace Poe knows her stuff on poverty and development

Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

SolGen on Poe, Pacquiao, 2016 Grammys | 6PM wRap

Feb 16, 2016 - 7:33 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Operations vs ISIS, Marcos jewels, Poe in 2016 ballot | 12PM wRap

Feb 16, 2016 - 12:37 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Grace Poe: Yes, my life is 'full of drama' like most Filipinos

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:28 PM

As she launches her presidential campaign Poe uses the very criticism her opponents have thrown at her – she can identify with those who suffer pain hardships and judgment

Sen. Grace Poe starts her presidential bid in Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila on Feb. 9, 2016

Binay-Chiz for 2016? This campaign sticker says so

Jan 31, 2016 - 1:29 PM

UNA denies involvement while the camp of presidential bet Grace Poe dismisses it as black propaganda

Photo by Rappler

Grace Poe: I have always been truthful

Jan 30, 2016 - 8:33 PM

In Cagayan de Oro Poe also says she will raise the budget allocation for Mindanao to at least 30 because 20 of the country s population live there

POE IN CDO. Senator Grace Poe leads her team in Cagayan de Oro City on Saturday, January 30, to attend the national convention of Kabayan Riders Association for New Cultural Harmony and Order Inc. (Karancho) at the Nazareth Gymnasium. Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

‘Adoption laws presume foundlings Filipino citizens’ – Sereno

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:07 AM

The chief justice takes the cudgels for foundlings

Grace Poe to attend SC oral arguments on Comelec case – lawyer

Jan 14, 2016 - 6:01 PM

The Supreme Court has advised all camps to refrain from publicly discussing the merits of the case where Poe questions the Comelec s jurisdiction over disqualification cases against her

Photo by Office of Sen. Grace Poe

SC on Poe’s DQ, PH volcanoes, Honor Thy Father | 6PM wRap

Dec 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Poe runs to SC, Kalayaan camp-out, one-child policy | 12PM wRap

Dec 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

2015: A year that changed the lives of Grace Poe and family

Dec 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The citizenship issues raised against the family have made the Llamanzareses a subject of bashing – something the low profile household is not accustomed to

File photo by Rappler

Typhoon Nona, FPJ’s death anniversary, COP21 deal | 12PM wRap

Dec 14, 2015 - 2:10 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Grace Poe: Compel power distributors to use renewable energy

Dec 13, 2015 - 7:49 PM

The presidential bet seeks changes in the Renewable Energy Act as she welcomes the Paris climate deal

Independent candidates Chiz Escudero and Grace Poe announces their Senatorial slate for election 2016 at Club Filipino in San Juan on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Grace Poe's 'aunt, sisters' willing to undergo DNA test

Dec 13, 2015 - 1:01 AM

The senator supposedly has two younger sisters living in Guimaras

ANOTHER DNA TEST? Senator Grace Poe says she will ask some possible relatives in Guimaras to take a DNA test  File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Palace: Poe offers no 'concrete, alternative' programs

Dec 08, 2015 - 6:43 PM

In response to Senator Grace Poe s tirades Malacañang says she has not given any real options

NO ALTERNATIVE. In response to Senator Grace Poe's tirades against the Aquino administration, Malacañang says Poe has not offered any 'concrete alternative,' even as she ran on the same platform she is now hitting. Photo by Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Poe's youth army: When politics gets in the way of friendship

Dec 08, 2015 - 6:00 PM

What if Senator Grace Poe is eventually disqualified from the race? The millennials in Poe s campaign sit in silence It s Poe or nothing they say

YOUTH CAMPAIGNERS. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

#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

VLOG: SET rules Grace Poe is natural-born Filipino

Dec 04, 2015 - 8:55 AM

The members of the tribunal vote the same 5 4

VLOG: Poe camp rejects Comelec DQ ruling

Dec 01, 2015 - 10:13 PM

Senator Grace Poe plans to appeal the decision before the Comelec en banc

Ladies of Grace Poe

Nov 28, 2015 - 5:51 PM

Among the people supporting the presidential polls front runner in her campaign are her high school friends from Assumption College

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

New in politics? Poe says it has 'tremendous advantages'

Nov 25, 2015 - 10:21 PM

Is there any evidence from our history that shows that long years in public service automatically translates to good governance and effective economic policy? Not necessarily

ADVANTAGES. Presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe pitches herself before hundred of businessmen and alumni of prestigious US-based schools Harvard, Kellog, and Wharton. Photo by Gary Jimenez/Office of Senator Poe

PH vs China, Escudero to critics, US terror alert | 6PM wRap

Nov 24, 2015 - 6:16 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Duterte in 2016, PH-China dispute, Russia vs ISIS | 12PM wRap

Nov 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Grace Poe names advisers aside from Chiz Escudero

Nov 05, 2015 - 10:02 AM

The presidential aspirant already has people in mind for her Cabinet She declines to name them but says they are people from her team the opposition and the Aquino Cabinet

ADVISERS. Senator Grace Poe reveals 3 of her advisers, aside from running mate Senator Francis Escudero. Photo by Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

'Desperate': Grace Poe slams 'bogus email' saying she quit 2016 race

Nov 03, 2015 - 5:05 PM

The camp of presidential poll front runner Grace Poe says the circulation of a fake email is a desperate cheap cowardly attempt by those threatened by her campaign

Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Grace Poe apologizes to Lacson for last minute exclusion

Oct 29, 2015 - 2:37 PM

While the neophyte senator says former senator Ping Lacson will be a great addition to their slate there are other candidates who need their support more

File photo by Rappler

Gordon: LP, UNA asked me to file case vs Grace Poe

Oct 20, 2015 - 1:08 PM

Richard Gordon who finished 13th in the 2013 senatorial race would have benefitted if Poe got disqualified but he says he is not opportunistic

LP, UNA. Former Senator Richard Gordon says the Liberal Party and the United Nationalist Alliance approached him to file a case against Senator Grace Poe. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Grace Poe to other bets: Don't turn campaigns into circus

Oct 12, 2015 - 1:42 PM

The presidential poll front runner favors televised debates among the presidential candidates to allow the voters to see and hear for themselves how we [intend] to handle the country’s problems

PLATFORM. Senator Grace Poe tells other candidates not to rely on 'X-factor' or 'charisma' in their campaigns and should instead focus on platform. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Nora Aunor throws support behind Grace Poe in presidential campaign

Oct 08, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Nora says she believes in Grace’s potential to lead the country

Who will Grace Poe support in San Juan?

Oct 06, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Will it be the Estradas or the Zamoras? Both families are closely connected to the neophyte Senator Poe

CHOICE IN SAN JUAN. Senator Grace Poe is related to both former President and now Manila mayor Joseph Estrada and San Juan Representative Ronaldo Zamora.

Why Grace Poe renounced her Filipino citizenship

Sep 30, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Senator Grace Poe says acquiring US citizenship was a decision made out of love for family but didn t mean she loved her country the Philippines less

DUAL CITIZEN. Senator Grace Poe explains why she chose to become a full-fledged US citizen and not green card holder or permanent resident. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay: Poe, Roxas can't campaign like I do

Sep 21, 2015 - 10:56 PM

They cannot do in 8 months what I have already done I have traveled to three fourths of the Philippines the Vice President tells Reuters

FAVORITE ACTIVITY. Vice President Jejomar Binay is fond of doing boodle fights as part of his personalistic campaign approach. File OVP photo