Business as usual for Grace Poe on Tuesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s business as usual for Senator Grace Poe, who is set to visit the province of Laguna on Tuesday, the same day the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) is scheduled to decide on the disqualification case filed against her over her citizenship. Poe and her running...

Chiz welcomes Robredo’s entry into VP race

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero on Monday welcomed the entry of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo into the vice presidential race in 2016. “Rep. Leni Robredo is qualified and has every right to offer herself for higher office,” Escudero said in a press statement....

Cayetano woos Duterte: We need a real leader

DAVAO, Sept 30 (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday said he is backing calls for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run for president in 2016, saying the country needs a real leader. The Nacionalista Party senator said he and his sister, Senator Pia...

Roxas-Robredo tandem for 2016 a done deal?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Has Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo agreed to be the running mate of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas in next year’s elections? The spokesperson of the Leni Robredo for Vice President Movement refused to confirm nor deny reports that Robredo has...

Escudero: I never supported Binay for mayor

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero may have supported Jejomar Binay’s vice-presidential campaign in 2010 but he did not support or even vote for Binay when he stayed on as mayor of Makati for nearly 20 years. “I supported Vice President Binay for Vice President. I never...

Chiz asks public to let Poe’s kin resolve misunderstanding

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Francis Escudero on Wednesday appealed to the public to let the relatives of Senator Grace Poe resolve the supposed misunderstanding caused by her decision to seek the presidency in next year’s elections. “Noong panahon na ako ang nasa...

Supporters push for Poe candidacy

Trillanes and his Magdalo group to support the adoptive daughter of FPJ MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) – Various groups and individuals pushing Senator Grace Poe to run for higher office in the 2016 elections gathered during the commemoration of Fernando Poe Jr.’s 76th birthday, many...

NPC member Sotto says better for Grace Poe to run as independent

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Acting Minority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday urged Senator Grace Poe to run as an independent candidate in 2016 to honor the memory of his father, the late Fernando Poe Jr. “On Fernando Poe Jr.’s birthday, honor his memory by running as an...

Chiz denies telling Erap: It’s presidency or nothing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Is Senator Francis Escudero still eyeing the presidency? Escudero denied he is dead-set on gunning for the presidency and that he is using his closeness to Sen. Grace Poe to be a step closer to his dream. Asked if he wants the presidency, he said: “I’m not even...

Chiz: No regrets supporting VP Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero, who is rumored to be running for higher office in 2016, said Wednesday he has no regrets supporting the vice-presidential candidacy of Jejomar Binay in 2010. Escudero came out in TV ads in 2010 supporting the candidacies of Liberal...