Lawmakers of Democratic Party of Japan vote during a voting of the party's new leader in Tokyo Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Japan's ruling party elected Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its new chief ... more 
Lawmakers of Democratic Party of Japan vote during a voting of the party's new leader in Tokyo Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Japan's ruling party elected Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its new chief Monday, paving the way for him to be the next prime minister and inherit the daunting task of recovering from the huge tsunami and nuclear crisis. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Koji Sasahara
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 6:52 AM EDT