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Lawmakers contest Suarez's minority leadership before SC

Nov 15, 2016 - 7:20 PM

The members of the House Magnificent 7 bloc want the Supreme Court to recognize Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr as the rightful minority leader

NOW AT THE SC. Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez's minority leadership is once again being challenged by the "Magnificent 7" bloc. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House minority to push for tax exemption for P30k-and-below earners

Aug 17, 2016 - 6:58 PM

House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says he plans to file a bill imposing a water tax on the MWSS to address the projected government revenue loss

NO INCOME TAX FOR THE POOR. House Senior Deputy Minority Leader Lito Atienza and House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez lead a press conference on August 17. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Suarez on possible SC case over minority leadership: ‘Bring it on’

Aug 17, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The Bitter 8 – this is how Senior Deputy Minority Leader Lito Atienza calls the bloc led by Albay congressman Edcel Lagman that plans to go to the High Court

'BRING IT ON.' Buhay Representative Lito Atienza and Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez holds a press conference on August 17. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Suarez on Duterte's war on drugs: 'End justifies the means'

Aug 17, 2016 - 3:10 PM

The objective is to eliminate the drug issue at all cost Kung ano man ang ginagawa ng Pangulong Duterte na pamamaraan as the minority leader in my personal capacity I support him says House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez

WAR ON DRUGS OK. House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez is supporting President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Constituent Assembly reason behind Suarez’s minority leadership?

Jul 29, 2016 - 12:44 PM

For me my detractors should be able to face the mirror and look at themselves Before you accuse me look at yourself Minority Leader Danilo Suarez tells his accuser Representative Edcel Lagman

RIVALS. Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman disagrees with the election of House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez.

Kerry, National Security Council, Clinton | 6PM wRap

Jul 27, 2016 - 9:22 PM

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Baguilat's allies to protest Suarez's minority leadership before SC

Jul 27, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Itong gawain ng supermajority ay gawain ng mga trapo We are turning the House of Representatives into a House of trapos says Northern Samar 1st District Representative Raul Daza

PROTEST VS SUAREZ. Representatives Gary Alejano, Edgar Erice, Teddy Baguilat Jr, Edcel Lagman, Raul Daza, Tom Villarin, Rodante Marcoleta (not in photo), and Emmanuel Billones (not in photo) to challenge win of House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Clinton, Kerry, Suarez | 12PM wRap

Jul 27, 2016 - 1:35 PM

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Danilo Suarez elected as House minority leader

Jul 27, 2016 - 11:01 AM

UPDATED Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez gets 22 votes while 3 abstain in the House minority bloc s elections

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House supermajority rejects Baguilat's claim as minority leader

Jul 26, 2016 - 10:24 PM

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman delivers a privilege speech in a bid for the Lower House to recognize Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr as minority leader

STILL NO MINORITY LEADER. The House supermajority refuses to recognize Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr's claim on the minority leadership. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Congressman Baguilat: I am the House minority leader

Jul 26, 2016 - 3:20 PM

UPDATED Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr wants to be declared as House minority leader during the House session on July 26

MINORITY LEADER? During the 17th Congress' opening session, Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat was reluctant on winning the House minority leadership. A day later, he plans to fight for the position. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Tiangco leaves UNA over minority leadership row

Jul 26, 2016 - 7:15 AM

UPDATED Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco says he could not accept that his party mates would participate in game fixing the House minority leadership race

PRESIDENT NO MORE. Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco quits the United Nationalist Alliance. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Lagman warns vs brewing ‘subservient’ minority in House

Jul 04, 2016 - 3:32 PM

Congressman [Edcel] Lagman has no monopoly of intention to serve Congress when everybody’s objective is to do the same says Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez

FIGHT FOR THE MINORITY. Albay First District Representative Edcel Lagman warns against a House minority bloc under Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez.

How congressmen voted for Speaker

Jul 23, 2013 - 10:30 PM

Members of the 16th Congress elected Quezon City s Feliciano Belmonte Jr as Speaker and San Juan s Ronaldo Zamora as Minority Leader Here s the list of who voted for whom