Rappler's latest stories on Philippine legislative branch stories 2018
(UPDATED) This is the third extension of martial law in Mindanao granted to President Rodrigo Duterte
But the draft federal charter's chances of getting signed into law remain bleak, with senators earlier saying it would be 'dead on arrival' at the Senate
No term limits for lawmakers, no anti-dynasty provision, the return of the two-party system – here are the major changes the House included in its draft federal charter
Here are some people with familiar family names, trying to get to the House of Representatives without running in district polls
Among the key factors are the senators' ties with their colleagues and the ratings of President Rodrigo Duterte
Who was the most surprised at President Duterte's order revoking Senator Trillanes' amnesty? His own Cabinet.
(UPDATED) The more stringent rules on access to House members' SALNs were drafted under then speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Will Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo change them?
Capital outlay for education and health facilities receive huge cuts in the 2019 National Expenditure Program. Is the budget department responsible?
How did formidable forces of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Sara Duterte Carpio, and Imee Marcos topple Pantaleon Alvarez in the House of Representatives?
In 1991, a controversial coup that sought to oust then Senate president Jovito Salonga triggered a childish mace-chase in the chamber
In 1949, the Supreme Court dismissed a similar petition involving a Senate leadership takeover for lack of jurisdiction over a political question
Experts tell Rappler it is the Senate's 'patriotic duty' to protect the Philippines' territorial integrity as China militarizes the South China Sea
(UPDATED) From delaying investigations, ousting chairpersons, and clearing administration officials, the Senate has supported President Rodrigo Duterte in his two years in office
House justice committee chairperson Reynaldo Umali says it's the 'end of the road' for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
If the innocence of Bong Go depended on a vote among the warm bodies inside the Senate compound, he would have won hands down. But the probe failed to pursue questions that would have given more light on the frigates issue.
On Thursday, February 22, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano about the importance of maintaining check and balance in government