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The Loudest of Them All

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:04 PM

For the third time Miriam Defensor Santiago continues to believe she will win the presidency Stupid is forever she says

Miriam Santiago's debate performance: 'Not as good as expected'

Feb 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The presidential candidate s camp earlier said she would be coming in her best fighting form

COMEBACK. Presidential aspirant Miriam Defensor Santiago attends Comelec's first official presidential debate. Photo Courtesy: COMELEC EID

In CDO debate, Poe, Santiago reject EDCA and US intervention

Feb 21, 2016 - 7:44 PM

Poe says the Philippines can have a military as strong as Singapore s a country that can afford expensive military hardware

Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Miriam Santiago in 'best fighting form' at presidential debate

Feb 20, 2016 - 7:50 PM

You’ve seen her at the Youth for Miriam launch where she rallied the youth and showed no signs of weakness says the feisty senator s camp

LATE THAN NEVER. Presidential and Vice Presidential bets Miriam Defensor Santiago and Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr announce their final senatorial slate for the 2016 elections at Ynares Sports Complex in Pasig on Sunday, February 14, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

The Smartest of Them All

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Any idiot can run for political office Any idiot can ramble through a useless privilege speech Choose the leader who is number one Choose the woman who will stand who will fight and who will not die at the hands of intellectual pygmies

Comelec omits Miriam Santiago's party from some ballots

Feb 18, 2016 - 7:38 PM

The presidential candidate wants ballots without the name of her party – the People s Reform Party – to be invalidated

THIRD TRY. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago files her third COC for the presidency. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

3 ways Miriam Santiago can revive her magic at the polls

Feb 17, 2016 - 6:21 PM

Analysts say Miriam Santiago should speak up more on pressing issues make herself visible again and consolidate her big social media following

GAMES BEGIN. Presidential and vice presidential candidates kicked off their 90-day campaigns in different parts of the country as the official start of the campaign period for the national positions commenced. The 2016 Philippines national elections will be held on 09 May. Photo by Mark Cristino / EPA

Visibly weak Miriam Santiago shows up with pick up lines

Feb 09, 2016 - 7:09 PM

Diagnosed with lung cancer the presidential aspirant attends her first out of town campaign sortie

Miriam Santiago on RH budget cut: 'Immoral'

Jan 08, 2016 - 11:56 AM

The enemies of reproductive health never sleep We too must not rest in fighting for women s health says the senator a co sponsor of the reproductive health law

'IMMORAL.' Senator and presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago condemns the P1-billion budget cut supposedly meant to purchase family planning commodities for Filipinos. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Miriam Santiago: Like Jimmy Carter, I can beat cancer

Dec 08, 2015 - 3:09 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago hails the announcement of former US President Jimmy Carter that his recent brain scan found no sign of cancer

FIGHTING CANCER. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago (right) says she can beat cancer, like former US President Jimmy Carter. Santiago's photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler; Carter's photo from public domain

Miriam Santiago: FOI priority but my medical records are secret

Oct 27, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Why are you so nasty? What government do you want to grow into if this is your attitude? Santiago tells those who continue to question her medical condition

PRESIDENCY. Miriam Defensor Santiago asks the crowd at the University of the Philippines: 'Do you want a clean, courageous government? If that is the case, do you want me?' File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

15 things to know about Miriam Santiago

Oct 16, 2015 - 6:01 PM

[My father] said we have a lot of relatives who are criminals so you should be a lawyer says the senator explaining how she ended up choosing a career in law

TRIVIA. 13 things to know about Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. File photo by Rappler

The Leader I Want: Miriam Santiago's to-fix list for 2016

Oct 16, 2015 - 11:05 AM

Rappler PHvote s The Leader I Want series looks at Miriam Santiago s stand on key issues that the next president will have to address

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Miriam Santiago: Senators dream of being president

Oct 15, 2015 - 3:14 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago quips: Sa Senado kasi nananaginip silang lahat Nananaginip silang maging presidente ng Pilipinas

HALLER OF FAMER. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago addresses the Philippine Judges Association on October 15, 2015. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Miriam Santiago running for president in 2016

Oct 13, 2015 - 3:04 PM

2nd UPDATE If I become president in the near future this country will become better Santiago says

RUNNING. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says she will file her certificate of candidacy for the 2016 elections. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

The Scrum: Will voters go for ill candidates like Miriam Santiago?

Jul 25, 2015 - 9:07 PM

This is one question that presidential preference surveys have not asked when it may matter to voters

Miriam: ‘I’ve heard millions of stupid things in the Senate’

Dec 03, 2014 - 7:02 PM

The lady senator famous for her witty remarks launches a collection of jokes one liners pick up lines comebacks and speeches called Stupid is Forever

What you should know about lung cancer

Jul 02, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Early detection and treatment can increase the survival chances of a lung cancer patient

Miriam Santiago: I have lung cancer

Jul 02, 2014 - 11:13 AM

Despite having stage 4 cancer Santiago uses her signature humor and says I m not afraid of cancer There is nothing I m afraid of

CURED SOON? Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says she is hopeful she will be cured in 6 weeks by taking chemotherapy through a "magic tablet." File photo