Richard Gordon

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz For someone who led a mutiny against the government, imprisoned for more than six years, ran for senator while lingering in prison, and won a Senate seat without leaving the confines of his detention cell, Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV is facing the biggest challenge in his life. This time he’s locked in battle against President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte, the most Read More …

Janet Lim-Napoles. GMA News

By ANDREO CALONZO GMA News    In 2006 and again in 2008, senators had a chance to nail Janet Lim-Napoles and pursue leads that could have led to fellow lawmarkers. But they dropped the ball, enabling Napoles to continue business as usual, until her quarrel this year with a subordinate blew up into a national scandal that continues to fixate the public’s attention. She first Read More …

Dick Gordon

“Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry.” — John George Nicolay By Alex P. Vidal Candidates who wound up in the 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th places in both the senatorial and city council elections must have spent sleepless nights and mental anxiety after the May 13 midterm elections. If they weren’t strong, they could end up in the emergency room. Read More …

Rep. Ted Casino

ON DISTANT SHORE By Val G. Abelgas  At a time of international conflicts and realignment of alliances, and of unprecedented interest in the use of the power to impeach, the importance of the Philippine Senate as an institution has never been more emphasized. Under the 1987 Constitution, the Senate is the only congressional body empowered to ratify or reject treaties, and to try and convict Read More …

Richard-Gordon

Source: The Daily Tribune Erap fears Hocus PCOS, wants manual count for Manila race United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) senatorial candidate Richard “Dick” Gordon yesterday filed through his lawyers a Petition for Mandamus before the Supreme Court (SC) to compel the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to allow the political parties to examine and review the human readable source code, as mandated by law. At the same Read More …