Wait for SC’s final say on Grace Poe, says her lawyer

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The legal counsel of Senator Grace Poe on Thursday reiterated that the Supreme Court has the final say on whether the presidential aspirant is a natural-born Filipino. Asked for comment on Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago’s remark that Poe is not a natural-born...

Palace on Poe’s disqualification: Sobriety, respect for law must prevail

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Wednesday appealed for sobriety and respect for law among all concerned parties following a decision of the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Second Division to disqualify Sen ator Grace Poe from the 2016 presidential race. “We understand that...

Chiz on Comelec body’s ruling on Poe case: ‘Unfortunate and wrong’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Wednesday scored the Commission on Elections Second Division’s ruling, disqualifying Sen. Grace Poe from the 2016 presidential race. In a post on his Twitter account, Escudero said that the Second Division’s ruling on the...

Poe camp asks Comelec to defer decision on poll offense case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Sen. Grace Poe on Friday asked the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) law department to hold its decision on the electoral offense case filed by Rizalito David. The case has been submitted for resolution on Friday morning, after Poe’s legal counsel,...

Grace Poe seeks more time to submit DNA results to SET

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) – The camp of Sen. Grace Poe has asked the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) for more time to submit the results of DNA testing to trace her family, amid lingering questions on her citizenship. SET spokesperson and secretary Irene Guevarra said on Wednesday...

Lawyer asks Comelec to cancel Grace Poe’s COC

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A lawyer on Friday filed a disqualification case before the Commission on Elections against Senator Grace Poe a day after the lawmaker filed her certificate of candidacy for president. Lawyer Estrella Elamparo, a former legal counsel of the Government Service...

Poe’s camp belies David’s accusation of misrepresentation

MANILA, Aug 17 (Mabuhay) – The camp of Senator Grace Poe on Monday belied the accusations made by defeated senatorial candidate Rizalito David as mentioned in his electoral protest filed with the Commission on Elections (Comelec). “There was no misrepresentation because Senator...