FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, fifth from right, of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, poses with nine other leaders of political parties after a ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, fifth from right, of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, poses with nine other leaders of political parties after a debate for the Sunday, Dec. 16 parliamentary elections in Tokyo. Leaders are from left: Yasuo Tanaka of the New Party Nippon, Shozaburo Jimi of the People's New Party, Yoshimi Watanabe of Your Party, Natsuo Yamaguchi of the New Komeito Party, Shinzo Abe of the Liberal Democratic Party, Noda, Yukiko Kada of the Tomorrow Party, Kazuo Shii of the Japanese Communist Party, Mizuho Fukushima of the Social Democratic Party and Yoichi Masuzoe of the New Renaissance Party. Japanese letters on the screen read: Party Leaders' Debate on Internet. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi, File
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