poe in 2016 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on poe in 2016


One year after loss, life goes on for Grace Poe at the Senate

May 09, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Once a rival of President Rodrigo Duterte Senator Grace Poe is now part of the Senate majority bloc generally supportive of his administration

MMFF ExeCom withdraws Fernando Poe Jr Memorial Award from 'Oro'

Jan 03, 2017 - 5:06 PM

The ExeCom says they decided to withdraw the award after consultation with the late FPJ s family

WATCH: Poe uplifts team: 'No shame in what we did'

May 10, 2016 - 7:21 PM

After conceding to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte Grace Poe takes the time to encourage and joke with her weary campaign staff

FAREWELL. Senator Grace Poe talks to her campaign staff after conceding to Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Grace Poe 'at peace' on election day

May 09, 2016 - 2:49 PM

Kahapon medyo may konting kaba pero ngayon mapayapa says presidential bet Grace Poe after she cast her vote in San Juan

VOTE. Presidential bet Grace Poe casts her vote on Monday, May 9, with husband Neil Llamanzares beside her. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Grace Poe: 'This fight is for your future'

May 08, 2016 - 5:57 AM

Here s the full text of presidential candidate Grace Poe during her miting de avance at Plaza Miranda in Manila on May 7

Senator Grace Poe during her miting de avance at Manila's historic Plaza Miranda, May 7, 2016.

WATCH: Neil Llamanzares confident that wife Grace Poe will win

May 07, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Senator Grace Poe s husband says he feels confident energetic about the upcoming elections

'CONFIDENT, ENERGETIC.' Grace Poe's husband, Neil Llamanzares, says that Poe's camp will win the elections. Rappler screengrab

A rare encounter with Grace Poe's husband

May 07, 2016 - 1:29 AM

Grace Poe s Last Take: In the months I covered presidential campaign I ve only seen Neil Llamanzares thrice consistently wearing a pair of jeans and sneakers

FIRST TIME. Grace Poe's husband Neil Llamanzares joins her for the first time in her last motorcade for the 2016 elections. Photo by Poe's staff FIRST TIME. Presidential bet Grace Poe's husband Neil Llamanzares joins her for the first time in her campaign. It is her last sortie and motorcade. Photo by Poe's staff

OFW's voice: I voted for the mothers

May 07, 2016 - 1:19 AM

The truth is we must vote for our children and their future

Grace Poe denies quitting race to give way to Roxas

May 05, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Four days before the election Grace Poe also makes a last ditch appeal to the public not to vote for executioner Rodrigo Duterte


10 things I learned about Grace Poe on the campaign trail

May 05, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Grace Poe s Last Take: In following her for 10 months I got to see how she is behind cameras beyond the headlines

Galing at Puso presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe, with senatorial candidate Lorna Kapunan during a motorcade rally in Pagbilao, Quezon, May 4, 2016. Photo by Rick Nicolas (Poe-Escudero Media Bureau)

Grace Poe: Aquino's 'secret candidate' no more

May 04, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Grace Poe s Last Take: Will distancing herself from the administration help her catch up with Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte?

CHANGE. Presidential bet Grace Poe now pushes for change, far from the image of being President Benigno Aquino's supposed secret candidate. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Grace Poe: Filipinos fed up with Daang Matuwid, want change

May 03, 2016 - 5:12 PM

Ang mga tao ay sawang sawa na Ang mga tao ay disillusioned Dahil palaging dinidiiin Daang Matuwid Daang Matuwid samantalang nakikita naman na ang serbisyo palpak says presidential bet Grace Poe

DAANG MATUWID. Presidential bet Grace Poe hits the Aquino administration's Daang Matuwid for its inefficiency in delivery services to the people. Photo by Bobby Toriano/Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Duterte's dilly-dallying means allegations are true – Poe

May 02, 2016 - 5:21 PM

Grace Poe joins the list of candidates who have signed waivers on their bank secrecy rights

Poe banks on 'consolidated' Luzon votes in the homestretch

May 02, 2016 - 1:28 PM

Grace Poe s Last Take: With 1 week left in the campaign Poe focuses on solidifying her support base in Luzon as she relies on local leaders to deliver the votes

CAMPAIGN. Presidential bet Grace Poe holding a motorcade in the province of Bataan. Photo by Jay Morales

Grace Poe: This is how a mother campaigns for president

Apr 30, 2016 - 9:45 AM

Grace Poe s Last Take: Despite a most hectic campaign schedule she takes the time to go home every night from provincial sorties to be with her family

CAMPAIGN. Presidential bet Grace Poe in a campaign sortie in Occidental Mindoro. Photo by Jay Morales

Grace Poe turns feisty as she tries to regain lost lead

Apr 29, 2016 - 3:10 PM

Grace Poe s Last Take: The usually calculated senator is now feistier in her interviews and statements especially on Duterte her closest rival

FEISTY. Presidential bet Grace Poe has now shown her feistier side in the weeks leading to election day. Photo byArnold Almacen /Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Poe loses patience over Tatad's deportation case vs husband

Apr 27, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Bigyan na ninyo ng pansin baka ‘yon na lang ang hinahanap niya says presidential bet Grace Poe of former senator Francisco Tatad

NATURAL-BORN. Presidential bet Grace Poe maintains her husband Neil Llamanzares is a natural-born Filipino citizen, amid an immigration case filed against him.

5 of 6 Bicol governors support Grace Poe

Apr 26, 2016 - 12:13 AM

The presidential bet thanks the governors for her support The endorsement comes at a time when Poe is trailing Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in surveys

BICOLANDIA. Five out of the 6 incumbent governors in the Bicol region have expressed support for presidential bet Grace Poe. Photo by Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

LOOK: Grace Poe's husband renounces US citizenship

Apr 25, 2016 - 12:57 PM

UPDATED Poe s husband has already renounced his US citizenship under Philippine Law He is still in the process of filing documents for his renunciation under US law

RENUNCIATION. Grace Poe's husband, Neil Llamanzares, formally renounced his US citizenship before a barangay chairman in Greenhills, San Juan.

Poe promises ecotourism, jobs in Palawan

Apr 23, 2016 - 9:31 PM

Local issues like ecotourism job growth power and water shortages are mentioned during Poe s campaign in Palawan

From LP to GP: Albay Governor Salceda endorses Grace Poe

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Grace Poe s camp welcomes the endorsement while the Liberal Party seems unfazed saying they are confident of the Bicolanos support for their bets

Raul Roco's Aksyon Demokratiko endorses Grace Poe

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:59 PM

Among her new supporters are candidates of the Liberal Party the United Nationalist Alliance Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino and the Nationalist People’s Coalition

Photo by Gary Jimenez/Office of Sen Poe

LOOK: 'Fake' SSN? Poe shows Boston College ID to disprove it

Apr 20, 2016 - 2:18 PM

After digging through tons of old documents stored since 2006 this ID was finally found As in just now the presidential candidate s spokesman tells Rappler

STUDENT NUMBER. Poe presents proof that the supposed fake social security number - 005-03-1988 - is her student number in Boston College, where she graduated in 1991. Photo by Poe camp

Poe on proof of SSN: I need to personally get it in US

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:04 AM

The presidential bet maintains that the supposed fake social security number is her student number from Boston College

PROOF. Presidential candidate Grace Poe maintains she has nothing to hide amid continuous allegations against her on her alleged use of a 'fake' social security number in the United States. Photo by Jay Morales

Duterte a threat to democracy – Grace Poe

Apr 19, 2016 - 10:29 AM

How will Poe benefit from Duterte s latest faux pas?

Grace Poe: Yes, Duterte will be a dangerous president

Apr 18, 2016 - 6:39 PM

Grace Poe also takes a swipe at Rodrigo Duterte for failing to control his supporters who would sometimes threaten his critics

DANGEROUS. Presidential bet Grace Poe says 'Yes' when asked if Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, her closest rival, would be a 'dangerous president.'

Poe seeks St Jude of the 'impossible' as poll nears

Apr 15, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Presidential bet Grace Poe says the decline in her ratings has revealed who her real supporters are

Presidential candidate Sen Grace Poe visits the Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila for a campaign rally on April 14. Photo by Jay Morales

Poe tweaks strategy after Duterte snatches lead

Apr 14, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Presidential bet Grace Poe s messaging now includes peace and order – the core of Rodrigo Duterte s campaign She also limits engagements with the media

Presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe is welcomed by supporters in Catarman, Northern Samar, Thursday, April 7, 2016. She, her vice presidential running mate Senator Chiz Escudero and senatorial slate held a motorcade rally in Catarman and Borongan. Photo by Allan Penaredondo (Poe-Chiz Media Bureau)

After Duterte lead, Poe vows to end crime through 'justice'

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:39 AM

Ang pakikipaglaban sa krimen at sa droga ay nadadaan sa katarungan at hindi lamang sa karahasan Grace Poe says in a Laguna rally after Rodrigo Duterte became the new poll front runner

JUSTICE. Presidential bet Grace Poe vows to address the crime situation in the country through 'justice' and not 'violence.' Photo by Allan Penaredondo/Poe-Chiz Media Bureau

Poe appeals to Pinoys in US: 'Become dual citizens'

Apr 10, 2016 - 2:22 PM

The advantages I assure you are substantial including regaining the right to vote and to own property in the Philippines

DUAL CITIZENS. Presidential bet Grace Poe urges some 4 million Filipinos working and living in the United States to avail of dual citizenship, as it has 'substantial advantages.' Photo by Yaj Selarom

Poe's dad-in-law: Neil won't be another Mike Arroyo

Apr 02, 2016 - 10:08 PM

He promises that he will not be like the past First Gentleman says the presidential bet s father in law

IN-LAWS. The parents-in-law of presidential bet Grace Poe join her in her campaign sorties in Lumban, Laguna, the hometown of the Llamanzareses. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Will Grace Poe welcome an Arroyo endorsement?

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:51 PM

The presidential bet does not give a firm answer but vows anew that if elected she will treat both allies and enemies fairly

Hundreds leave before, during Grace Poe speech in Manila

Mar 27, 2016 - 7:47 PM

Senatorial bet Isko Moreno whose group led the event says the people left because of the humid weather inside the coliseum

HUNDREDS. Some hundreds of attendees, supporters of Vice Mayor Isko Moreno, left the stadium before and during the speech of presidential bet Grace Poe.

Poe in Cebu early, 'crams' for 2nd presidential debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Senator Grace Poe says she has to make sure she delivers her full message to the people at the Cebu leg of the presidential debates on Palm Sunday

CEBU. Presidential candidate Grace Poe poses with fans at the Indiana Aerospace University in Cebu City a day before the presidential debate on March 20, 2016. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Poe in Laguna: Beyond party machineries

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:38 PM

In Laguna Grace Poe hones her strategy for winning hearts and votes

Grace Poe banks on FPJ's legacy to get votes in Laguna

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:08 PM

Amid complicated local politics in the province the presidential bet is banking on NPC allies and the memory of her late father to secure votes for her

LAGUNA SORTIE. Presidential bet Grace Poe relies on her father Fernando Poe Jr to get votes in the 4th most vote-rich province.

Grace Poe returns to roots after historic SC win

Mar 14, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The presidential candidate takes the time in between sorties to visit Jaro Cathedral where she was found as an infant almost 48 years ago

ROOTS. After her Supreme Court win, presidential bet Grace Poe returns to Jaro Cathedral where her life journey began in 1968. Photo from the Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Like FPJ, Grace Poe to win in Quezon – NPC spox

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Other political families in Quezon support different presidential candidates however: the Alcalas for Mar Roxas the Suarezes for Jejomar Binay

QUEZON. A day after the historic Supreme Court ruling, the tandem of Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero visit the province of Quezon with nearly 1.2 million voters.

Grace Poe confirms politicians from other parties to join her

Mar 09, 2016 - 6:21 PM

The presidential candidate refuses to identify the politicians or their political parties but says A lot of them already talked to us

Presidential candidate, Sen. Grace Poe speaks in a rally organized by the Gabriela Party List on International Women's Day, March 8, 2016 at Liwasang Bonifacio, Mania.

How the Ladies of Grace Poe campaign for their bet

Feb 27, 2016 - 4:39 PM

They are the same women who grew up with the senator and who were there for her life’s milestones – personal or professional

LADIES OF GRACE POE. Find out how the high school friends of presidential bet Grace Poe campaigns for their senatorial bet. File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Mar Roxas hits Grace Poe: Presidency is not an 'OJT'

Feb 21, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Ang pagiging pangulo ay hindi OJT Maraming nakasalalay rito May tamang panahon para sa lahat

OJT. Presidential bets Mar Roxas and Grace Poe hit each other over incompetence and inexperience issues during the first presidential debate. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Lost in the woods

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:37 PM

Not only does the solicitor general seem to be having problems with constitutional law he seems to be splashing illogic all over the place

SolGen: 99.9% chance children born in PH have Filipino parents

Feb 16, 2016 - 8:28 PM

In oral arguments on Grace Poe s disqualification Solicitor General Florin Hilbay use official statistics to support his argument that she is a natural born Filipino

SolGen to SC: Grace Poe met requisite 10-year residency

Feb 16, 2016 - 4:18 PM

Solicitor General Florin Hilbay says it was a mistake for the Comelec to consider Poe s 2012 certificate of candidacy for senator as conclusive and binding

#PHVote: Candidates deal with fluid survey numbers, health issues

Feb 15, 2016 - 2:12 PM

A new survey on voters preferences still shows a tight race while the Comelec s performance is scrutinized in mock polls

Binay drops in survey, Duterte and Poe tied 2nd place

Feb 15, 2016 - 6:56 AM

UPDATED Administration candidate Mar Roxas drops in the latest SWS survey

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Can Grace Poe win in FPJ's hometown?

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Will Grace Poe get the vote of San Carlos Pangasinan?

Laylo poll: Poe is top pick for Internet, social media users

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:46 AM

Senator Grace Poe has also topped the January Laylo survey and regained the top spot in the Pulse Asia poll

STILL LEADING POLLS. Senator Grace Poe starts her presidential bid in Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila on Feb. 9, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Grace Poe maintains lead in January Laylo survey

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:59 AM

In the survey released on February 9 the start of the campaign period Vice President Jejomar Binay and administration standard bearer Mar Roxas are tied for 2nd place

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Grace Poe's promises and her 20-point agenda

Feb 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM

What are the 20 promises that the presidential bet vowed to deliver if she becomes the next president?

Senator Grace Poe lead her team in Cagayan de Oro City on Saturday to attend as guests at the national convention of Kabayan Riders Association for New Cultural Harmony and Order Inc. (Karancho) at the Nazareth Gymnasium this city. Poe said that her lack of experience in government is not a hindrance for her aspiration as president. (bobby lagsa/rappler)