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De Lima to bring own food, water to Crame jail – lawyer

Feb 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III also expresses concern over the security of his former justice chief who is now detained in Camp Crame

DE LIMA'S DETENTION FACILITY. The PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Resigned Comelec CFO head Lim: SOCE filing extension illegal

Jun 20, 2016 - 3:00 PM

UPDATED Commissioner Christian Robert Lim also expressed frustration over the Comelec en banc s decision given his office s efforts to implement campaign finance rules

FULL TEXT: Mar Roxas' concession speech

May 10, 2016 - 2:28 PM

In his speech the administration standard bearer wishes Rodrigo Duterte success in his presidency

CONCESSION SPEECH. Administration standard-bearer delivers his concession speech on May 19, 2016. Bea Cupin/Rappler

LP's 'Plan B'? Duterte ouster if Robredo wins – Marcos

May 06, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr continues his assault on his top rival who now shares his poll front runner ranking in surveys on vice presidential bets

GUARD VOTES. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr talks to voters in Cavite to protect their votes against fraudulent practices. Photo by Patty Pasion / Rappler

Robredo: United Bicol can beat the ‘Solid North’

May 06, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Leni Robredo says the vice presidential race is down to 2: A Bicolano vs an Ilocano

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Aquino campaigns vs Duterte: Don’t be swayed by his ‘uniqueness’

May 04, 2016 - 3:14 PM

Don’t be swayed by ‘Wow he’s different ’ Will the way he speak bring a kilo of rice to the table? If we need allies and you greet them rudely how many will be on our side? Our enemy over the South China Sea is a powerhouse says President Benigno Aquino III

CAMPAIGNING FOR MAR-LENI. President Benigno S. Aquino III, LP chairman, addresses local leaders in Iloilo City, on May 03, 2016. Photo by Robert Vinas/ Malacanang Photo Bureau)

Robredo, Sumilao farmers reunited in Naga City

Apr 29, 2016 - 6:55 PM

The meeting is reminiscent of the Sumilao march in 2007 when the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo joined by his wife Leni welcomed 55 Sumilao farmers in Naga City

SUMILAO FARMERS IN NAGA. Vice presidential bet Leni Robredo welcomes the Sumilao farmers on their 15th day of marching from Bukidnon to Manila. Photo from Daglenz Dasco SUMILAO FARMERS IN NAGA. Vice presidential bet Leni Robredo welcomes the Sumilao farmers on their 15th day of marching from Bukidnon to Manila. Photo from Daglenz Dasco

Lord of jueteng? Roxas, Robredo defend Pinedas of Pampanga

Mar 23, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Governor Lilia Pineda who s supporting the Roxas Robredo tandem and husband Rodolfo Bong Pineda are linked to the illegal numbers game jueteng

PAMPANGA ALLIES. Mar Roxas and Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Roxas’ 1st presidential debate: ‘A-Game’ prepared

Feb 20, 2016 - 10:32 PM

We look forward to a friendly interesting enlightening exchange says the camp of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas

NUMBERS GEEK. Administration standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II is known for his strength in data and numbers. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Duterte camp: Roxas, LP buying local execs' votes

Feb 12, 2016 - 7:13 PM

The Duterte camp says the administration is luring local officials to support Roxas using the government s Bottom up Budgeting BUB program

PROMISES. LP standard bearer Mar Roxas campaigns in Misamis Oriental. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Incumbent, former senators dominate 2016 Senate race – SWS

Jan 15, 2016 - 12:33 PM

Senator Vicente Tito Sotto III continues to lead the senatorial aspirants in the latest poll conducted by Social Weather Stations

TOP 3. (L-R) Senator Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III, former senator Panfilo 'Ping' Lacson, and Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto lead senatorial aspirants in the January 2016 survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations

Grace Poe still leads in ABS-CBN-commissioned Pulse Asia survey

Sep 25, 2015 - 1:02 AM

UPDATED The survey conducted from August 27 to September 3 may have partly failed to capture the flak that Poe got for defending the Iglesia ni Cristo rallies

3-WAY RACE. Binay, Poe, and Roxas during their respective declaration sorties. File photos by Rappler

NP to leave LP coalition – Bongbong Marcos

Sep 08, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Marcos says he is running for a higher post in 2016 and will make an announcement once everything is clear

SPLIT. Senator Bongbong Marcos says Nacionalist Party will have to formalize its split from the coalition led by the Liberal Party.

HIGHLIGHTS: Aquino endorses Mar Roxas for 2016 elections

Jul 31, 2015 - 8:34 AM

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May 12, 2015 - 9:00 PM

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The challenge after Aquino's SONA

Aug 08, 2014 - 6:00 PM

The Philippines’ liberal President enters his final two years with all guns blazing

LP disowns mayor, mum on Drilon-Napoles link

Oct 15, 2013 - 1:14 AM

But government s news releases say Candaba Mayor Rene Maglanque was an ally Party statement fails to address allegations that PDAF scam mastermind was a campaign donor

PHOTO OP? Senate President Franklin Drilon with wife Mila (in yellow) and couple Jaime and Janet (in red) Napoles. Photo obtained by Rappler

May 2013 polls: A glimpse of the next president

May 11, 2013 - 10:01 AM

The Liberal Party put all their eggs in one basket: that these elections are an endorsement of President Aquino’s administration

Congressmen are for congressmen

Apr 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM

UNA senatorial candidate San Juan Rep JV Ejercito will get support of some Liberal Party colleagues in the House of Representatives

Cebu politics: When Dad's presence is enough

Oct 01, 2012 - 9:29 PM

Junjun Davide the Liberal Party s gubernatorial bet in Cebu is the first to file his candidacy in the province

Bam Aquino, Jamby officially join LP

Sep 28, 2012 - 9:56 PM

Three days before the filing of Certificates of Candidacies senatorial hopefuls Bam Aquino and Jamby Madrigal took their oaths to become part of the ruling Liberal Party

Liberal Party: Sustaining a rebirth

Sep 19, 2012 - 8:49 PM

In an environment where party loyalty is a rare commodity the question is: How reliable are the new LP members? How Mar Roxas plays his cards will make 2013 a make or break elections for the party

It's official: Ex-Lakas prexy joins LP

Jul 16, 2012 - 9:55 AM

Sarangani Gov Miguel Dominguez a Liberal Party recruit is an ally of Rep Manny Pacquiao of PDP Laban

A wake-up call for PNoy's ruling party

Apr 17, 2012 - 3:23 PM

What shortcomings and faults should the party in power look for and aggressively address before it loses more members through realignment or desertion?