INFOGRAPHIC: Miriam strikes again

Infographic by Angela Salano,

Posted at Sep 10 2014 08:22 PM | Updated as of Jan 08 2016 03:01 PM

After a long absence from the Senate following her announcement in July that she has stage 4 lung cancer, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is back, feistier than ever.

On Wednesday, the lawmaker showed no signs of letting up in the fierceness department as she stormed out of her very own committee hearing. Santiago lost her patience over members of the House of Representatives who were late to the Commission on Appointments' foreign affairs committee hearing.

Clearly, illness did not diminish her ferocity, as well as her penchant for dishing out sharp one-liners and quotable quotes, some of which we compiled below for your reading pleasure.

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