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'The reality is that we still have a series of important, outstanding subjects to tackle between now and the end of this year,' says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Lawyer Jude Sabio tells the Comelec it won't look good if 'a legal archenemy of President Duterte' is declared a nuisance senatorial candidate
Siquijor Representative Ramon Rocamora says mandatory debates for all candidates would help voters make informed choices on election day
(UPDATED) The different addresses the former foreign affairs secretary and his outgoing mayor wife declared in their respective certificates of candidacy present 'legal infirmities,' the complaints say
A European Union observer mission report says race frontrunner Andry Rajoelina had paid a total of 4,500 euros ($5,000) to two local chiefs
The election can be traced to 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea and supported the outbreak of an insurgency in eastern Ukraine in what Kiev sees as punishment for its pivot to the West
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Ibinibigay ng administrasyong Duterte ang bawat pagkakataon para may tumayong bayani
Senatorial aspirant Erin Tañada suggests measures 'that can be easily implemented by this administration if it has the political will to listen to the people'
Maranao leader and senatorial hopeful Samira Gutoc says peace movements at the grassroots, coupled with help from government, will help bring peace in Mindanao
How will Samira Gutoc show the rest of the country that a Maranao like her can help address their most pressing problems – from high prices of goods to extrajudicial killings?
Trump tweet provokes consternation across Washington, where politicians from both sides have long warned that political interference in Robert Mueller's work cannot be tolerated.
Democrats Andrew Gillum in Florida and Stacey Abrams in Georgia are aiming to become the states' first African-American governors, but the races are tilting in favor of their Republican rivals
Two Filipino Americans are poised to become the new members of the City Council of South San Francisco
From legalizing recreational marijuana to banning greyhound racing, here are local initiatives that Americans voted on during the midterm elections
'You could see the people hanging around the President right now are the people we fought against, and we start to question: Ano ba pinaglaban natin? Bakit nagkaganito?'
In his first press conference after the midterm election, the US president also calls on Republicans, Democrats to 'work together'
'Our work goes on. The change we need won't come from one election alone – but it is a start. Last night, voters across the country started it,' says Obama
Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is expected to become speaker of the House, a position she held for 4 years from 2007, when she made history as the first woman ever to rise to that post
Jared Polis will succeed Democrat John Hickenlooper, who has been in office since 2011
'Ang pagpigil muli sa maagang pangangampanya ay kailangan para maging mas patas ang pagtakbo,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
The Commission on Audit says this is to 'prevent opportunities and circumstances that may impair the independence, neutrality, and professionalism of the Commission, its officers and employees'
Ilhan Omar, 37, and Rashida Tlaib, 42, are Democrats from the Midwest and outspoken advocates of minority communities
‘Many of them support the President and I get that, and I don’t think you need to challenge that at this point,’ says reelectionist Senator Bam Aquino
The two are among a record number of Native Americans who ran in the midterm elections for congressional seats, governor's offices, state legislatures and other elected posts
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Nearly 10 million voters are eligible to cast ballots for one of 36 candidates who, as well as the 3 front-runners, include two ex-prime ministers, pastors and a rock star
Ted Cruz overcomes major deficits in fundraising to ultimately defeat his charismatic rival Beto O'Rourke, whose campaign electrified Democrats across the country
Facebook says it is working on rooting out abuse ahead of the Myanmar elections – but admits it had failed to do enough to prevent the incitement of violence
(UPDATED) 'We have made history tonight,' the grinning 29-year-old tells cheering supporters at her victory party in Queens
(3rd UPDATE) Democrats will now be able to block legislation and light a fire under Donald Trump's feet with investigations of his opaque finances and Russian interference in the 2016 election
The former Quezon congressman, a champion of farmers and laborers, hopes to be the third Tañada in the Philippine Senate
Democrats must gain 21 more seats in the 435-member House of Representatives to regain control of the chamber, which is currently led by President Donald Trump's Republicans
Millions of Americans head to the polls Tuesday, November 6, in the first major voter test of Donald Trump's chaotic, often controversial presidency
Here are the key factors in the battle for political control in Washington and across the country
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Here is a look at some of the most interesting contests
'Gusto ko ilabas talaga 'yan para makita ng mga tao kung sino ang dapat iboto at hindi,' says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año amid concerns that the list is not fully vetted
(4th UPDATE) With control of Congress and Trump's agenda at stake, early voting has hit record levels and turnout appears high across the country
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(UPDATED) 'On Sunday evening, US law enforcement contacted us about online activity that they recently discovered and which they believe may be linked to foreign entities,' Facebook says
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo claims President Rodrigo Duterte 'may not be referring to an election' when he said, 'Vote for Freddie Aguilar!'
(UPDATED) Hitting 3 states in one day, with a final late rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Donald Trump hammers home his boast that 'the Republican agenda is the American dream'
(3rd UPDATE) Among them is Jude Josue Sabio, the lawyer who filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte before the International Criminal Court
In a move at odds with his own political party, President Rodrigo Duterte supports the senatorial bid of singer Freddie Aguilar
Pulse Asia research director Ana Tabunda says majority of Filipinos are supportive of increases in tobacco taxes as health is considered a 'most urgent personal concern' for many
What will the scion of the Tañada clan do to stand out in the polls and finally succeed in getting the Senate seat he has been aspiring for?
Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on the president and there is no shortage of opinions this time around about the current occupant of the White House
Political passions rise to a rare peak, with early voting in some states already running far ahead of normal levels
While official tallies have not yet been released by the Union Election Commission, preliminary results show the military-aligned Union Solidarity and Development Party has beaten Aung San Suu Kyi's party out on 3 seats