Japan: Japan's Opposition Touts Fresh Faces in Bid for Election Victory

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Japan: Japan's Opposition Touts Fresh Faces in Bid for Election Victory


The Democratic Party of Japan has promoted women and younger candidates who have not risen through traditional routes to power.The display of hyperactivity was deliberate, and not just because Ms. Kushibuchi is anxious to win every last vote she can. Her party, the opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), is "projecting a new image compared to the old politics," she says, "an image of energy."
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