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LIVE: Opposition coalition introduces final Senate slate

Oct 24, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Watch the launch of the opposition coalition slate on Rappler

OPPOSITION SLATE. The 8 candidates who make up the opposition's official slate for the 2019 senatorial elections.

Opposition coalition to announce final Senate slate on October 24

Oct 10, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says they are still deliberating whether or not to field a complete slate of 12 senatorial bets for the 2019 polls

LIBERALS. Vice President Leni Robredo, ex-president Benigno Aquino III, and Senator Francis Pangilinan pose with LP's first 3 senatorial bets: Senator Bam Aquino, human rights lawyer Chel Diokno, and ex-lawmaker Erin Tañada. Photo by OVP

No special event to announce PDP-Laban’s Senate slate

Oct 08, 2018 - 10:18 PM

PDP-Laban president Senator Aquilino Pimentel III says the party will 'just release a complete list of its candidates nationwide' after the filing of certificates of candidacy

PDP-Laban led by the Party President Senator Koko Pimentel and Chairman former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez along with its members and leaders gather at the Seda Hotel in Quezon City on Thursday, August 2, 2018, for a leadership meeting. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Opposition coalition to announce Senate slate only after October 17

Oct 08, 2018 - 7:35 PM

Senator Francis Pangilinan says opposition groups still 'needed more time' to finalize their senatorial slate for the 2019 elections

THE OPPOSITION. Senator Francis Pangilinan with LP senatorial bets Bam Aquino, Erin Tañada, and Chel Diokno. Former Bangsamoro Transition Commission member Samira Gutoc-Tomawis is also being considered for the opposition slate. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Pimentel on Aguilar, Duterte on Dela Rosa, BSP on Inflation | Midday wRap

Apr 20, 2018 - 12:59 PM

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Liberal Party senatorial slate, FASAP on SC ruling, Xi greets Duterte | Evening wRap

Mar 27, 2018 - 7:36 PM

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Mocha in PDP-Laban slate? Alvarez has long admired her – Pimentel

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:41 PM

'Matagal na siyang humahanga kay Mocha,' Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says jokingly

Aguirre on 2019 elections, Sotto to file cyber-libel complaint, Trump on North Korea | Midday wRap

Nov 21, 2017 - 12:05 PM

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Senator in 2019? Aguirre says DOJ is his focus for now

Nov 20, 2017 - 8:22 PM

The justice secretary downplays Speaker Alvarez's announcement that he can be added to the PDP-Laban's senatorial slate for 2019

DOJ Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre shows to the members of the media the case filed against Senator Leila De Lima and others in connection with the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison during a press conference at the NBI headquarters in Manila on February 17, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Mocha Uson's Senate qualification? ‘Genuine heart for Filipinos,’ says Alvarez

Nov 20, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Pantaleon Alvarez, House Speaker and PDP-Laban secretary-general, says he believes Mocha Uson, who has 5.4 million followers on Facebook, 'would be a very good candidate'

PDP-LABAN BET? Mocha Uson speaks to the crowd present at an April 2017 'Palit Bise' rally at the Quirino Grandstand. File photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Mocha Uson's Senate winnability a 'no-brainer' – Andanar

Nov 18, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has more than 5.4 million social media 'followers,' but it is unclear how many of them have fake or genuine identities on Facebook

NO BRAINER? Martin Andanar says Mocha Uson's winnability is a 'no brainer.' Screencap from MOCHA USON BLOG

Maasim Mayor, PNP & EJK, Drilon | Evening wRap

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:05 PM

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LP Senate sweep? ‘Unlikely,’ says campaign manager

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Still Marikina Representative Miro Quimbo hopes for a repeat of the 2013 senatorial polls where the ruling party’s bets won 10 out of 12 seats

No 'special' rules for Poe guest candidates

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:59 PM

The senatorial bets of the Poe Escudero tandem will be allowed to employ their individual campaign strategies

Photo by Office of Sen. Francis Escudero

Grace Poe apologizes to Lacson for last minute exclusion

Oct 29, 2015 - 2:37 PM

While the neophyte senator says former senator Ping Lacson will be a great addition to their slate there are other candidates who need their support more

File photo by Rappler

Poe-Escudero senate slate, overseas voting, Nepal’s government | 12PM wRap

Oct 29, 2015 - 1:27 PM

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Toots Ople replaces Ping Lacson on Poe Senate slate?

Oct 28, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Actor and former vice mayor Edu Manzano says he is not the reason former Senator Lacson was dropped from Grace Poe s senatorial lineup

UNA senate slate, Chinese consul shot, Typhoon Lando | 6PM wRap

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:35 PM

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Roxas in N. Ecija, Binay’s guest candidates, Indonesia’s haze | 12PM wRap

Oct 21, 2015 - 12:33 PM

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Binay-Honasan 2016, LP Senate slate, Obama on Trump | 12PM wRap

Oct 12, 2015 - 12:14 PM

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Junjun Binay’s dismissal, LP-Pacquiao talks, impunity index | 6PM wRap

Oct 09, 2015 - 7:19 PM

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UNA in Cebu, LP's postponement, Pluto’s surprise | 12PM wRap

Oct 09, 2015 - 12:03 PM

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UNA open to guest senatorial candidates, but Binay cautious

Oct 02, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Less than 2 weeks before deadline for filing of candidacies the Vice President says he prefers bets who ask UNA to accommodate them not the other way around

STILL LOOKING. Days away from the filing of candidacy, the United Nationalist Alliance of Vice President Jejomar Binay continues in search for its vice presidential and senatorial candidates. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay dollars, factory fire, UFC Manila | 9PM wRap

May 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM

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Aquino: Admin’s 2016 senatorial slate almost full

May 14, 2015 - 9:15 AM

President Benigno Aquino III admits he is in talks with several individuals seeking the administration s support in the 2016 polls

2016 POLLS. President Benigno S. Aquino III says many want to join his administration's slate for the 2016 polls. File photo by Rey Baniquet / Malacañang Photo Bureau / PCOO

How Team PNoy ran its 2013 campaign

May 10, 2013 - 6:05 PM

The strategy of Team PNoy has been consistent since the very start: use President Aquino s popularity to make the senatorial slate win

Aquino gets his way with 2013 slate

Oct 02, 2012 - 8:25 AM

President Benigno Aquino III forms a rainbow coalition for the 2013 midterm elections and gets the candidates the opposition has been courting

LP campaign manager Drilon to use social media in 2013

Oct 01, 2012 - 7:59 PM

Sen Franklin Drilon who will serve as the campaign manager for the 2013 elections of the administration s coalition says they plan to use social media to help make sure their 12 candidates win

Forgive and forget? Villar, Jamby, Risa

Oct 01, 2012 - 5:23 PM

Sen Manny Villar s wife Cynthia joins Jamby Madrigal and Risa Hontiveros Baraquel as senatorial candidates under the administration s rainbow coalition

Legarda: I could not refuse Aquino

Oct 01, 2012 - 2:43 PM

Sen Loren Legarda announces her decision to join President Benigno Aquino III s senatorial slate for the 2013 elections

Aquino launches own rainbow coalition

Oct 01, 2012 - 2:28 PM

President Aquino introduces the administration s diverse senatorial slate that includes only 3 LP members and candidates from 4 of the ruling Liberal Party s partners