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Belmonte withdraws from speakership race 0

Belmonte withdraws from speakership race

QUEZON City Representative Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Saturday he will withdraw from Monday’s speakership race and will instead join the so-called “super majority” in the House of Representative. In a text message sent to...

Pimentel: Senate agenda to focus on Duterte’s priorities 0

Pimentel: Senate agenda to focus on Duterte’s priorities

SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel III has assured the Senate will give its full support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s reform initiatives amid an unprecedented public approval rating of 91 percent for the new leader who ran...

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Thanks, Cebu: Leni

TWO days before she takes office, Vice President-elect Leni Robredo visited Cebu to swear in some allies and to thank Cebuanos who helped deliver her biggest political victory yet. In an interview after she...

Belmonte downplays impeach-Duterte plot 0

Belmonte downplays impeach-Duterte plot

HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has again downplayed any move to impeach President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, as the incoming leader’s party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), has yet to formalize its coalition...

Alvarez denies banning 3 LP members from joining majority bloc 0

Alvarez denies banning 3 LP members from joining majority bloc

THE leadership of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Monday denied the allegations against the party that they are preventing some members of the Liberal Party (LP) from joining the...

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