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No way will Roxas slide to VP bet of Poe, say LP leaders

Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II EDWIN BACASMAS

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II will not slide down again to run for vice president should he and Senator Grace Poe become the Liberal Party’s preferred leading tandem in 2016 even if he continues to trail in the presidential surveys.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay on Estrada backing Poe: He must be joking

Vice President Jejomar Binay

A hearsay or a joke. That was how Vice President Jejomar Binay regarded Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada’s recent statement on his supposed support for Binay’s potential presidential rival.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay: Some media men were paid to destroy me

Jejomar Binay

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines — Vice President Jejomar Binay has described the ongoing “smear campaign” against him as a well-funded media attack that included paying off journalists to churn out negative reports about him.   “The media bought the lies that my enemies had peddled. I’m sorry to say this, but what they spent in this […]

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino has last say on LP standard bearer – Belmonte

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II

The Liberal Party might have started the vetting process to find its standard bearer for the 2016 national elections but Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said that party members have only a 0.1 percent say on the presidential bet.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LP mixed on letting Aquino widen search for standard bearer beyond party

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The ruling Liberal Party is divided on President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to expand the search for a standard-bearer in the 2016 presidential election to cover allies who are not members of the party, including Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »