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Kontra Daya raises potential conflict of interest if National Youth Commission chief Ronald Cardema is still involved in Duterte Youth, which has also nominated his wife and another relative
'Basta tayo ang gagalaw, walang imposible,' tells members of the Ahon Laylayan Coalition in Cebu City, where she campaigned for opposition senatorial candidates
The opposition senatorial candidates are banking on word of mouth to help secure votes in the May 2019 elections
With Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III attending another commitment, the Otso Diretso bets will bank on their volunteers during their first visit to the province that boasts more than 3 million voters
Around 20,000 people attend the Hugpong ng Pagbabago campaign caravan in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, organized by the Umali political clan
Catch Rappler and Ateneo School of Social Sciences' #TheLeaderIWant Senatorial Forum on March 4 at Leong Hall in the Ateneo de Manila University
Education Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla says the fund will be used for security and cleanup efforts during and after elections
‘Never in our history have we seen this kind of killing,’ says Otso Diretso candidate Chel Diokno, who also has a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to declare the bloody campaign against illegal drugs unconstitutional
The President's daughter says she attended the activities of two political rivals to 'make friends with a lot of people' for her party's senatorial bets
(UPDATED)'Hindi negative campaigning ang magsabi ng totoo,' says Otso Diretso senatorial bet and ex-Quezon congressman Erin Tañada
(UPDATED) Chel Diokno's recent debate performances help bring awareness to his campaign, at least on social media, but he still has a long way to go
Legitimate social media posts made by non-candidates are protected speech and beyond the regulatory reach of the Comelec
'Panahon ng eleksyon ngayon, talagang bakbakan at talagang batikusan. Pero huwag na ho nating patulan ang lahat,' the Ilocos Norte governor and senatorial aspirant says
The Department of the Interior and Local Government wants to release the list ahead of the 2019 elections
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, who is part of the lineup, asks her constituents to support the 13-member slate of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago
Asked about a possible showdown with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte in the 2022 presidential election, Vice President Leni Robredo says she is focused on her current duties
'Kapag panahon kasi ng eleksyon, lahat mahal iyong mahihirap, lahat handang magsakripisyo... Ano ba iyong mga tinatayuan nila kahit walang kampanya?' asks Vice President Leni Robredo
'We will not allow candidates to use government properties as a platform for their election campaign,' says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año
For now, the presidential daughter urges her supporters to stop calling her the 'next president' as this can make her the target of those eyeing the presidency
Warring unions join forces for the first time in decades to push for the pro-worker agenda that Duterte has failed to deliver. Will this be enough of a game changer?
Senatorial candidates, however, are divided on the issue of federalism
Opposition senatorial bets reiterate their stance against the death penalty during the first edition of ABS-CBN's 'Harapan 2019' senatorial forum
In a TV forum, opposition senatorial candidates Florin Hilbay, Chel Diokno, and Samira Gutoc push for a divorce law in the Philippines
'Dapat pa rin pong krimen siya para wala pong abuso sa hanay nating mamamahayag,' says senatorial bet and former journalist Jiggy Manicad
Issues hounding President Rodrigo Duterte – from his health to accountability for abuses under his administration – are asked of senatorial bets during ABS-CBN's forum
Florin Hilbay defends former president Benigno Aquino III over the Mamasapano operation, while Francis Tolentino says the former administration should be blamed for the MRT3 mess
From former police chief Ronald dela Rosa to Senator JV Estrada, original and adopted alumni are welcomed by the Philippine Military Academy in its 2019 alumni homecoming
Election officers, board of election supervisors, and canvassers are also undergoing trainings on how to use the vote-counting machines for the 2019 polls
These former servicemen refuse to retreat from the field of public service and have chosen to go into the perilous jungle of politics
'I cannot imagine myself having that amount,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, who has been named by the PCIJ as the top 10 ad spender so far for the 2019 polls
Social media users point out that names like senatorial candidate Bong Go's are not on the list. But Comelec Commisioner Guanzon says her list was for candidates with NCR addresses.
'Siguradong may boboto sa akin kaya hindi na ako mangangampanya dito,' says administration senatorial bet Ronald dela Rosa, who is attending the PMA homecoming as a member of Class 1986
How are the 62 senatorial aspirants in the 2019 midterm elections the same or different from each other?
The Philippine Military Academy will ask politicians to get rid of their campaign materials found in Fort Gregorio del Pilar
The rise of Duterte’s right-hand man came after the deluge of advertisements showing presidential endorsement – 4 months before the May 2019 elections
'Walang tunay na makapagsalita para sa mga magaggawa maliban sa mga nagmumula sa mga manggagawa,' says Sonny Matula on the labor leaders' Senate bid
(UPDATED) ''Pag natalo itong mga kandidato ko, balikan ko kayo,' President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly tells the audience during PDP-Laban's proclamation rally in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
'Ipinagtatanggol ko lamang po 'yong mga legal na pamamaraan. Para hindi siya madaya no'ng isang taong hindi marunong tumanggap ng pagkatalo,' says Romulo Macalintal, the lead legal counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo
Who talks about their platform during sorties? Who sings? Here's a quick and easy summary of what Hugpong ng Pagbabago senatorial candidates say during campaign sorties.
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and Commission on Elections urge the public to file complaints for any possible offenses
Vice President Leni Robredo recalls her own come-from-behind victory in 2016 and urges her fellow Bicolanos to vote for the opposition senatorial candidates in 2019
The opposition senatorial candidates say the visit is 'symbolic' as they aspire to be as 'decent and excellent' as the late DILG chief
'Peace education starts with having only one girlfriend!' Otso Diretso senatorial bet Samira Gutoc tells high school students in Iriga City
Senate President Vicente Sotto III endorses all reelectionists, including opposition Bam Aquino, for 'unity'
Senatorial candidate Mar Roxas says it has always been his tradition to start his campaign in Capiz, his hometown
Former special assistant to the President Bong Go spends a whopping P422 million for his senatorial bid. The mystery? His net worth as of 2017 is only P12.85 million.
Another influential political clan in Central Luzon hosts Sara Duterte and her Senate bets
(UPDATED) The Commission on Elections dismisses petitions alleging that Senator Aquilino Pimentel III is seeking a prohibited third term as senator
The Commission on Elections says it is 'very hopeful' of success in its drive against illegal posters for the 2019 polls
Asked why Hugpong ng Pagbabago's senatorial slate is dominated by old names in politics, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte says 'there are no other senators running'