The commission also releases guidelines for the debates, telling candidates they are not allowed to 'blacken the image of the country... or the actions of the executive, administrative, legislative or judicial bodies'
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in the third and final debate of the 2016 US presidential election season on October 19 (October 20 in Manila)
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in the second debate of the 2016 US presidential election season on Sunday, October 9 (Monday, October 10 in Manila)
Donald Trump's campaign faces its worst crisis, with about a dozen senators, a dozen members of the House of Representatives, and 3 governors – all Republicans – withdrawing their support
Tim Kaine and Mike Pence face off in the only vice presidential debate of the 2016 US election season on Tuesday, October 4 (Wednesday, October 5 in Manila)
The nationwide results come as Hillary Clinton's numbers improve in a number of critical swing states following the debate
It was a 90-minute battle of endurance between two of the most famous people in America
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'In a way, waiting for the first debate is like the Super Bowl in American football or the game 7 in the World Series in baseball'
(UPDATED) Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bicker and trade insults in a fiery US presidential debate as they aggressively pitch their case to tens of millions of American voters
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in one of the most consequential presidential debates in modern US history
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in the first debate of the 2016 US presidential election season on Monday, September 26 (Tuesday, September 27 in Manila)
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What do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to do to win voters over?
(UPDATED) The debate is being held one day after a Washington Post-ABC News poll revealed that Clinton's slim advantage over Trump from last month has evaporated
(UPDATED) Many analysts say debates usually don't win a candidate the election but can well lose it for them
This first of 3 debates will give the candidates a chance to introduce themselves to skeptical American voters who will be watching closely for the slightest misstep, awkward gesture or fatal altercation
The debates are set for September 26, October 9, and October 19, US time
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton's spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri says the former secretary of state would concentrate on campaigning against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump instead
Get live updates as the presidential candidates face off for the last debate on April 24, 2016 at the PHINMA University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City
What issues do you want to hear from the presidential candidates in Comelec's last presidential debate before May 2016 Philippine elections? Rappler asked, you answered.
Social Weather Stations conducts the mobile survey days after the Commission on Elections-sponsored vice presidential debates
A significant haul of 247 Democratic delegates are up for grabs in the New York primary, where minorities and wealthy Democrats are likely to favor Clinton, although polls suggest that Sanders has narrowed her lead
To Leni Robredo's demand that the Marcos family return their ill-gotten wealth, Marcos responds: 'I cannot give what I do not have'
The round becomes another heated exchange between senators Alan Cayetano and Bongbong Marcos
Are the vice-presidential bets paying attention to the people's complaints about traffic?
The navy officer-turned-lawmaker is lagging behind in preferential polls, but he says he is coming prepared for the vice presidential debate
(UPDATED) In a 14-0 vote granting Rappler's petition, the Supreme Court stresses the 'public function of the debates and the need for the widest possible dissemination of the debates'
'I thought she was very, very sneaky but effective,' says one adjudicator of the Cebu presidential debates last Sunday, March 20
(UPDATED) Rappler counts over 41 minutes of commercials during the 160-minute broadcast on TV-5. Compare that to the 48 minutes of ads during GMA-7's 135-minute CDO debate in February.
Is the tough-talking mayor's plan enough to really deal with crime?
Celebrities who tuned into the Cebu presidential debates comment about the long delay, the heated exchanges among the candidates, and more
During the second presidential debate, climate advocates lament how the debaters steered away from the discussion on coal and climate change
The live panel includes former UP Diliman team captain Nicole Curato, Worlds Finals adjudicator Joan de Venecia, and Asian Grand Champion Glenn Tuazon
As presidential candidates head to Cebu City for the debate, a non-governmental group asks: 'What are your concrete plans to alleviate families like that of Daniel Cabrera’s from poverty?
The persons with disability community in Cebu hopes its actions will eventually help amplify the sector's voice in national governance
Rehabilitation is still ongoing 3 years after the super typhoon devastated Eastern Visayas
Five presidential candidates face off in the first debate in Cagayan de Oro City. Here's the transcript of that event.
In the first debate, none of the top contenders were particularly successful in defining or refining their campaign narratives. The second one in Cebu this Sunday provides them another chance.
In the next presidential debate, candidates should be scrutinized, examined and compelled to answer the toughest questions
(UPDATED) Candidates spar in measured tones, without interrupting, on immigration and visas, trade tariffs, Cuba policy, climate change and what to do to reduce the terror threat
(UPDATED) With the real estate tycoon apparently on a glide path to becoming the Republican standard-bearer, some panic has set in at the prospect of Donald Trump winning the nomination
(3rd UPDATE) The two freshman US senators launch broadsides against the brash billionaire, who lashed out at his challengers in what quickly devolved into a shouting match
The United Nationalist Alliance standard-bearer airs his complaints about the first presidential debate at a campaign sortie in Batangas
Most of the vice presidential candidates find the time allowance very limiting for their election partners to expound on their thoughts
Duterte is not as confrontational and aggressive, perhaps to test the waters as a first-timer in a national debate, says a political analyst
The debates should not be used to perpetuate the uneven structure of Philippine society
The presidential candidate's camp earlier said she would be coming in her 'best fighting form'
Binay camp: Roxas 'plucking data from thin air'; Makati consistently cited by PDEA for its anti-drugs campaign