Erin Tañada

The LP question: How to be 'non-traditional' opposition

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:59 PM

'You can’t always oppose everything. You have to choose which are the ones that are going against the core interests of the party,' says the Liberal Party's vice president for external affairs

NON-TRADITIONAL OPPOSITION? 'Tindig Pilipinas' a cause-oriented group composed of groups politicians from the opposition is launched on September 18, 2017 at Club Filipino in San Juan. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Aquino magic? LP says endorsement will boost Robredo’s numbers

Oct 06, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo is currently a survey laggard placing 10th in the latest vice presidential surveys

LP TICKET. Mar Roxas, President Benigno Aquino III, and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo at Club Filipino. Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr. / Malacañang Photo Bureau

No fears that Robredo will neglect CamSur – women supporters

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Liberal Party vice presidential bet Leni Robredo assures her home province that she will not neglect them despite her decision to run for a national position for 2016

VP BET. Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo accepts the Liberal Party's offer to run as their vice presidential candidate. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Bam Aquino is Robredo’s 2016 campaign manager

Oct 05, 2015 - 12:35 PM

President Aquino handpicks his cousin to run the campaign of the Liberal Party s vice presidential bet

LP disowns mayor, mum on Drilon-Napoles link

Oct 15, 2013 - 1:14 AM

But government s news releases say Candaba Mayor Rene Maglanque was an ally Party statement fails to address allegations that PDAF scam mastermind was a campaign donor

PHOTO OP? Senate President Franklin Drilon with wife Mila (in yellow) and couple Jaime and Janet (in red) Napoles. Photo obtained by Rappler

RH advocate is new DOH undersecretary

Jul 02, 2013 - 12:12 PM

President Aquino confirms the appointment of former Deputy Majority Leader Janette Garin as new Health Undersecretary

Former Iloilo Rep Janette Garin, named July 2 as the Department of Health's new undersecretary. Here, Garin talks during an interview on Rappler's #TalkThursday in January. Rappler/file

Team PNoy all set for proclamation rally

Feb 11, 2013 - 1:36 PM

The proclamation rally of Team PNoy is scheduled to take place in Plaza Miranda Wednesday February 12 with President Benigno Aquino III expected to set the tone of the campaign

FOI reaches House plenary. But is it too late?

Jan 28, 2013 - 7:29 PM

Session suspended immediately after the FOI bill was sponsored

Finally, FOI moves to House plenary

Dec 11, 2012 - 5:38 PM

The Freedom of Information Act will now move to the plenary after the House committee on public information approved its report on the bill Tuesday

RESURRECTED. Seventeen members of the House committee on public information voted to adopt the consolidated Freedom of Information Act. Photo by Angela Casauay

Teary-eyed Lani Mercado complains to House colleagues

Dec 05, 2012 - 7:30 PM

In a privilege speech an emotional Cavite Rep Lani Mercado Revilla complains of the shabby treatment she got from 3 lawmakers during Tuesday s proceedings

'Freedom flame' for LP members, singer, journalist

Dec 05, 2012 - 9:46 AM

A German foundation awards 11 individuals politicians cabinet members a journalist and a performer for their roles in allowing Filipinos to better experience freedom

FREEDOM FLAME AWARDEES. Sec. Teresita Deles and Sen. Franklin Drilon were among the awardees of the Freedom Flame. Photo by Adrian Portugal.

Vote on RH bill now, Aquino tells House

Dec 03, 2012 - 2:55 PM

President Aquino tells lawmakers he is in favor of the RH bill and asked them to put the measure to a vote this week

5 tips for the confused, frustrated voter

Oct 26, 2012 - 7:31 AM

Stuck with Mr Trapo Madame Epal and father and son politico what can voters do?

Ooops... No room for FOI bill

Oct 09, 2012 - 4:05 PM

Unbelievable and a little funny but true The House of Representatives is postponing the scheduled committee hearing on the FOI bill because there is no available room

Erin to UNA: Thank you, but I'm not running

Oct 04, 2012 - 11:57 AM

Tañada decides to altogether drop his senatorial bid He will no longer run even as independent candidate he says

‘Woman CJ not necessarily pro-woman’

Aug 27, 2012 - 12:55 PM

Gabriela challenges Sereno to prove that she is independent and pro woman

Is your representative among 117 supporting FOI bill? See list

Aug 06, 2012 - 12:25 PM

Deputy Speaker Lorenzo Erin Tañada III says he expects more lawmakers to support the bill

117 votes for FOI in lower House, say authors

Aug 04, 2012 - 8:09 PM

The FOI bill remains in the first stage of the legislative process

Aquino silent on FOI but ally says ‘there’s still hope’

Jul 23, 2012 - 11:56 PM

FOI principal author Rep Erin Tañada says Congress can still pass the FOI bill this year even if Aquino did not mention it in the SONA

What politicians wish PNoy addressed in his SONA

Jul 23, 2012 - 11:50 PM

While the general opinion on President Benigno Aquino III s State of the Nation Address was positive others were left wanting to hear more about what they consider crucial issues

SONA OMISSIONS. While President Benigno Aquino III's State of the Nation address ran long, some politicians felt he missed out on crucial issues. July 23, 2012.

Koko is LP's 'priority candidate' - Tañada

Jun 28, 2012 - 6:40 PM

Liberal Party official Rep Erin Tañada says Pimentel will be a good addition to the senatorial slate of the administration party

LP's PRIORITY CANDIDATE: Re-electionist Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III

PNoy to partymates: Look beyond 2016

Jun 25, 2012 - 1:43 PM

For the 2013 senatorial elections however the Liberal Party is reviewing a list that has grown to 32

ALL POLITICS IS LOCAL: LP counting on local politicians to deliver votes

LP and UNA: friends or enemies?

Jun 20, 2012 - 1:36 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay s United Natinalist Alliance UNA is shaping up to be the upstart in the upcoming 2013 elections How do stalwarts of the ruling Liberal Party of President Aquino see UNA? A friend or an enemy?

#PHvote: What is LP doing?

Jun 16, 2012 - 11:06 PM

UNA is working double time What is LP doing?

Cuevas to Morales: What AMLC audit?

May 15, 2012 - 7:45 AM

Lead defense counsel says the testimony of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is a concoction

Prosecution awaits Ombudsman report

May 05, 2012 - 2:53 PM

Prosecution mulls next move in the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona It s a waiting game says spokesperson Sonny Angara

CAREFUL. Prosecution awaits Ombudsman's final recommendation

More relatives in the Senate come 2013?

Apr 11, 2012 - 6:47 AM

The Ejercitos Enriles Cayetanos and Revillas may sit at the Senate at the same time

Prosecution: Senate ruling nails case

Mar 06, 2012 - 6:39 PM

After the Senate ruling accepting Corona s bank records the prosecution is looking forward to getting 16 votes for conviction

The prosecution’s original sin

Feb 29, 2012 - 11:44 AM

If the prosecution seemed unprepared for the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona it s because in reality it was

188 congressmen impeach Chief Justice Renato Corona

Little Lady, Banal and more questions

Feb 17, 2012 - 7:14 AM

The mystery on the prosecution s source of Corona s alleged bank records deepens with a witness pointing to Rep Bolet Banal

ANALYSIS DAY 17. Rappler Ayee Mararaig explains through graphics.

Prosecution's bank records: Peke, 'di tunay, imbento?

Feb 15, 2012 - 11:44 PM

PSBank officials insist the bank documents from the prosecution are fake but Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile is not convinced

Tanada: We're hoping for TRO reversal

Feb 14, 2012 - 11:44 PM

TANADA TALKS. Prosecution spokesperson Erin Tanada talks to Rappler about Day 17. February 14, 2012. Natashya Gutierrez.

5 things to expect in this week’s #CoronaTrial

Jan 23, 2012 - 2:54 PM

The testimony of the BIR chief Corona’s alleged ill gotten wealth and the supposed bias of some senators will shape week 2 of the trial