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Japan's ruling coalition scores election triumph

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TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, according to vote counts by public television and other media. Exit polls indicated Abe could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions. NHK public television said Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner Komeito had won 64 seats in the upper house after two hours of vote counting. The two-thirds majority needed for constitutional revision could be within reach if the ruling bloc can gain support from members of...
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As Japan Heads to the Polls, Shinzo Abe Could Clinch His Place in History

As Japan Heads to the Polls, Shinzo Abe Could Clinch His Place in History

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If Mr. Abe's party wins a majority in the upper house of Parliament on Sunday, he could soon become the country's longest-serving prime minister.
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The Latest: Exit polls show Abe's ruling bloc wins elections

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Exit polls show Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is certain to secure the majority of 124 seats contested in upper house elections
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Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure upper house majority

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