In Japan's election, anemic political opposition has voters choosing Abe's party as default

December 13, 2014 5:45 AM

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In Japan's election, anemic political opposition has voters choosing Abe's party as default

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 file photo, a girl reads a brochure of the Liberal Democratic Party manifesto featuring a portrait of the party leader and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the party slogan "Economic recovery, this is the only way" during a campaign rally for the lower house election in Tokyo. Abe is counting on a landslide victory in a snap election Sunday, Dec. 14 that will likely return his ruling coalition to power with an even bigger majority, empowering him to pursue an ambitious agenda of political and economic reforms. “This is the only way” is the slogan Abe is driving home in his campaign speeches. For Japanese voters, that is probably the case. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 file photo, Japan's Prime Minister and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe wearing a jacket bearing a red square patch with the party slogan "Economic recovery, this is the only way" waves to the crowd during a campaign for the upcoming lower hou...

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