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Cayetano, House leaders ask Comelec to proclaim Duterte Youth, Senior Citizens

Nov 26, 2019 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon slams the House resolution, saying it 'encroaches' on the poll body's independence

PRESSURE ON COMELEC? House leaders file a resolution asking the Commission on Elections to proclaim two embattled party-list groups. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Lagman delivers more scathing counter-SONA than Minority Leader Abante

Jul 24, 2019 - 10:36 PM

Both House Minority Leader Benny Abante and staunch opposition lawmaker Edcel Lagman give their counter-speeches to the President's 4th State of the Nation Address

COUNTER-SONA. Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman (L) and Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr deliver their counter-SONA speeches on July 24, 2019.

House Minority Leader Abante backs return of death penalty

Jul 24, 2019 - 1:16 PM

Manila 6th District Representative Benny Abante says he wants capital punishment only for certain heinous crimes, including plunder and rape

DEATH PENALTY BACKER. House Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr is a supporter of the death penalty bill. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

New House Minority Leader wants ‘critical collaboration’ with admin

Jul 23, 2019 - 3:47 PM

But Minority Leader Benny Abante vows minority his bloc will be 'no company union' in the 18th Congress

THE MINORITY. House Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr (center, seated) poses with the minority bloc members on July 23, 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

LP, Makabayan blocs back Benny Abante for House minority leader

Jul 22, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Manila 6th District Representative Benny Abante also gets support from lawmakers belonging to PDP-Laban, the Nacionalista party, and the party-list groups

NEXT MINORITY LEADER? Manila 6th District Representative Bienvenido Abante Jr is gunning be the leader of the House minority bloc in the 18th Congress. Photo from Abante's Facebook page