Rappler's latest stories on 2016
ABS-CBN says presidential bet Mar Roxas and vice presidential candidates Leni Robredo, Alan Peter Cayetano, and Antonio Trillanes IV are among those who have unaired ads during the 2016 campaign
Up to the last minute before the 2016 presidential campaign, Jose Calida pushed for Bongbong Marcos to be Duterte's running mate. But Alan Peter Cayetano prevailed.
In a nearly unheard-of reversal, the department says that Flynn's December 2017 guilty plea was moot because the lies were insignificant
The case is against the company controlled by a confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin that allegedly funded the campaign to meddle in the 2016 elections
Election watchdog Kontra Daya points out that the Duterte team's expenditures declared to the poll body don't match what was actually paid to ABS-CBN for ads
(3rd UPDATE) 'Can anyone honestly say, after watching the coverage of the network during the 2010 and 2016 elections, that ABS-CBN did not take sides and favor any candidate?' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
The Vice President argues that her wider lead over Bongbong Marcos in the initial vote recount was enough basis to dismiss his election case against her
Former senator Bongbong Marcos once again asks the High Court to proceed with his motion to nullify votes in 3 Mindanao provinces where he alleges widespread cheating happened
Ano ang implikasyon ng electoral protest sa papalapit na 2022 elections?
(UPDATED) Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says the poll body's job is to hold elections and enforce the outcome of decisions from electoral tribunals
On Thursday, October 24, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss the latest development in the electoral protest filed by Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr against Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) 'This proves who was telling the truth and who was lying,' tweets Vice President Leni Robredo
The Supreme Court also asks both parties to submit a position paper on Ferdinand Marcos Jr's request to nullify election results in Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Maguindanao
(UPDATED) For one, which has the jurisdiction to probe election materials, the Presidential Electoral Tribunal or the Commission on Elections?
(3rd UPDATE) Results of the recount of votes in Negros Oriental, Iloilo, and Camarines Sur in the vice presidential electoral protest show Robredo with 15,093 additional votes
To make his case that cheating and irregularities occurred in the 2016 polls, Ferdinand Marcos Jr cites the findings of a Comelec department in the protest of ex-Sulu vice governor Tan against former ARMM Governor Hataman
'Between the two us, lahat ng na-achieve ko, pinagpaguran ko. Wala akong fake diplomas. Wala akong fake anything,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Defeated vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos, while frustrated with the latest PET ruling, says, 'The case goes on and we will go from strength to strength'
(UPDATED) The Presidential Electoral Tribunal votes 11-2, asking Vice President Robredo and former senator Marcos to comment on the latter's motion to nullify votes from 3 Muslim Mindanao provinces
(6th UPDATE) Some quarters interpret Tuesday's decision – asking parties to comment on Marcos' 3rd cause of action, which is the annulment of votes in Lanao Del Sur, Basilan, and Maguindanao – can be disadvantageous to Robredo
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers argue doing so would 'put to rest any apprehensions' of both camps regarding 'speculations' about the possible results of the ballot revision process
This is a rehashed claim, based on an order from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal in June 2018
The Russian foreign ministry says the new US sanctions on several Russians – including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm election – 'will not go unanswered'
(3rd UPDATE) There are 5 possible scenarios that can come out of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal's next resolution
As of posting, there are no official figures from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, which has yet to decide on whether or not to proceed with the rest of the recount prompted by the Bongbong Marcos election protest
'The Democrats lost so big today,' says US President Donald Trump
Here are the main takeaways so far from the marathon hearings before 2 Democratic-controlled House committees by former US special counsel Robert Mueller
(UPDATED) 'The finding indicates that the president was not exculpated from the acts that he allegedly committed,' Robert Mueller tells the House Judiciary Committee
Robert Mueller will take questions from lawmakers for the first time on the Russia investigation when he appears before two separate Democratic-led House committees on Wednesday, July 24
(3rd UPDATE) The High Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, also orders the Comelec to explain why there are missing ballot images from two clustered precincts in Camarines Sur, the home province of Vice President Leni Robredo
Robredo claims that the recount in 3 pilot provinces selected by Marcos has given her 15,000 more votes, based on unofficial numbers from the electoral tribunal
The Presidential Electoral Tribunal has not made any confirmation or pronouncement on supposed cheating in the 2016 polls
'And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected,' says US President Donald Trump
(UPDATED) Not indicting Donald Trump is not equivalent to clearing him, Robert Mueller says, suggesting Congress has both the constitutional powers and the responsibility to pursue the case
'Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report only enhances the President's appearance of guilt,' says US Representative Mark Pocan, one of the leaders of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party
Josh Habalo dies on the spot after motorcycle-riding gunmen fire at him in Pasig City
Trump is now digesting the report's findings that he was happy enough to benefit from Russian dirty tricks and tried repeatedly to hamper Mueller's investigation
US President Donald Trump, who initially celebrated the publication of the report, is in a more defensive mood on Friday, April 19, insisting that he had done nothing wrong
Here are some of the ways the US House of Representatives will likely follow up with more investigation
'Donald Trump has spent his entire presidency engaged in a nonstop campaign of obstruction, intimidation, and abuse of power,' says Democratic party chairman Tom Perez. 'No one is above the law.'
'I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted. I chose not to,' Trump tweeted from Air Force One.
Trump's efforts to remove Mueller began after press reports indicated that the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election had widened to include whether the president had committed obstruction of justice
The report focuses on Russia's interference in the 2016 election, whether the Trump campaign helped in that effort and whether Trump tried to obstruct justice
'No collusion. No obstruction,' a triumphant President Donald Trump writes in a Game of Thrones pastiche tweet
'The president took no act that in fact deprived the special counsel of the documents and witnesses necessary to complete his investigation,' says Attorney General Bill Barr
Facebook posts falsely claim that lawmakers have a 'final official result' in the 2016 vice presidential election recount
A redacted version of the 400-page report is set to be released
President Donald Trump, who feels vindicated by the dropping of collusion allegations, says he will favor publication of the wider Mueller report