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The Scrum: Roxas, Binay and the political machine

Apr 20, 2016 - 8:30 AM

As election nears 2 candidates frame the campaign discourse around the strength of their machineries They should be guided by lessons from the past

The Scrum: PH presidential bets face fickle voters at start of campaigns

Feb 09, 2016 - 4:46 PM

Latest surveys indicate that regional blocs are solidifying for particular candidates in spite of the volatile nationwide averages

TIGHT RACE. Surveys show wild, double-digit up-and-down swings months before the official campaign period

The Scrum: Elamparo vs. Poe

Dec 09, 2015 - 11:55 AM

The lawyer who partly won against Grace Poe fights her case amid suspicion she’s a paid partisan

The Scrum: Why we’re attracted to Miriam and Digong

Nov 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM

They’re outrageous Duterte and Santiago have a bit of Donald Trump in them But are they really avatars of protest vs politics as usual?

The Scrum: Of First Ladies and a VP

Aug 07, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Korina Sanchez Elenita Binay and Chiz Escudero may be campaign issues

EMOTIONAL. Korina Sanchez, wife of presidential candidate Manuel Roxas II, says she's not worried about the survey numbers

The Scrum: VP Binay should stop listening to his family

Jul 11, 2015 - 9:18 AM

Looking at the presidency Jejomar Binay allows what seasoned campaign strategists call the komite de pakialam to make major decisions for him

The Scrum: When a president betrays a friend

Jul 03, 2015 - 8:33 PM

Would the 1998 scenario of Fidel Ramos and Renato de Villa happen today between the President and standard bearer in waiting Mar Roxas?

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Renato de Villa on the last day of campaigning for the May 1998 elections. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

The Scrum: What election surveys are telling us

Jun 25, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The one who will win must fire our imagination and inspire us to dream again break us free from destructive cynicism jadedness and despair