By Christine O. Avendaño
Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday night accused Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, his potential rival in the 2016 presidential election, of having a hand in what he called was a smear campaign against him by former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado—the star witness in the ongoing Senate inquiry into corruption allegations against him.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV expressed hope on Monday that people would be enlightened and shun Vice President Jejomar Binay in the 2016 presidential elections, given the revelations about his alleged corrupt practices in Senate blue ribbon subcommitee hearing.
President Barack Obama marched on the campaign trail for the first time this year, accusing Republicans of peddling fear and recycled ideas as he rallied for two Democratic gubernatorial candidates.
By Connie E. Fernandez
If there’s one question that Local Government Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II wouldn’t be in the mood to answer these days, it’s whether or not he is part of a so-called plot to prevent Vice President Jejomar Binay, Roxas’ political rival, from becoming President in 2016.
By Tina G. Santos
Five more candidates in the 2010 elections are facing charges for allegations of election campaign overspending.