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Among the proposals to reform the CA are to adopt the US model, to repeal the one-person veto, and to adopt a criteria for confirming and rejecting nominees
Is the Commission on Appointments still relevant with year-long delays in a confirmation process that has become whimsical and political?
On the 7th hearing on his appointment, the DENR secretary is questioned for allowing the operations of a DMCI Mining's port and problems in the implementation of a reforestation program
Senators say they gave Revilla his 'one-day goodbye' out of tradition and courtesy. Revilla's staff say he offered his song to the 20 million who voted for him
Senator Osmeña denies Senator Santiago's accusation against the Commission on Appointments, advises her not to be confrontational with her colleagues. 'Dito sa Senado, lambingan...'
Senator Serge Osmeña says if the Palace wants Petilla confirmed, it will have to work on developing a long-term plan for the country's energy sector
Senator Serge Osmeña says he is willing to apologize to Senator JV Ejercito for the release of the Napoles list even as he defended the decision
Senators Sergio Osmeña III and Ferdinand Marcos Jr grill the Philippine panel that negotiated EDCA, and cite provisions to show how the deal benefits the US more than to the Philippines
Santiago, Osmeña and Trillanes say Napoles must face the Senate and name the other senators she gave kickbacks to
The senator says the 3 accused now have the chance to defend themselves in the 'proper venue'
The man known as a sharp political strategist says competence will be a key election issue in 2016
Senator Serge Osmeña says the Aquino Cabinet is also 'ampaw,' and has NPAs or 'Non-Performing Assets'
Senator Osmeña says President Aquino has to change if he wants his anointed candidate to win in 2016
Comelec says they are limited by current laws on the definition of parties to accredit. The legislature will have to pass amendments.
Osmeña calculates that using the Malaya plant could have significantly brought down market prices by at least P20
Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla says there are new plants being put up to meet the demand
Petilla says he will ask President Aquino to certify as urgent a bill expanding the use of the Malampaya fund
Osmeña says the government must decide whether or not to keep the state-owned Malaya as a security plant or close it down
Senators say the lower electricity price cap on the spot market is 'better late than never'
Trillanes files a bill authorizing the use of the Malampaya fund to subsidize the power rate hike in Metro Manila
'Do they mean that Enrile is allowed to insult me on a personal level, but I am prohibited from paying him back in his own coin?' she says.
Osmeña will move to strike out Santiago's speech from the Senate records, calling it 'way out of line'
Senator Sergio Osmeña III says the Senate President has the discretion to strike from the record remarks that are out of line, but Drilon has not exercised it
Sen TG Guingona turns down Sen Serge Osmeña's request to postpone Napoles' hearing to November 18
'More than half' of Senate members may not attend the hearing scheduled for Nov 7 since Congress is on break, Serge says
Sen Serge Osmeña reacts to the statement of Santiago that Napoles' testimony may just turn out to be a political circus
Citing a 2011 COA report, Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago lists the incomes and expenditures of senators
Some senators say a plot to remove Enrile as Senate President is already dead on its tracks
Enrile, Sotto, Estrada, Escudero and Osmeña are uncomfortable with the phrase 'safe and satisfying sex life' in the RH definition
Senators and resource persons clash on the definition of political dynasties
A new bill seeks to punish politicians who change parties 8 months before the next elections. But is it the solution?
Who are the Senator-judges? Rappler compiled quick facts concerning each of the Senators which might interest you
An AMLC official denies that President Aquino had a hand in the agency's report on Corona's bank transactions.
Senator Sergio Osmeña III asks former Manila Mayor Lito Atienza clarificatory questions
The defense maintains defects in The Columns unit justifies Corona's delay in declaring the property.
Day 19: Revelations: bank accounts closed on day Corona was impeached at the House; PSBank branch manager tells court Rep Jorge Banal went to their bank with the questioned Annex A
Day 9: Megaworld official testifies about the 'discount' issue surrounding the Bellagio penthouse of the Coronas
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