Lower House Parliament member Ichiro Ozawa reads a statement during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2012. Ozawa and 49 other lawmakers submitted their resignations to the Democratic Party... more 
Lower House Parliament member Ichiro Ozawa reads a statement during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2012. Ozawa and 49 other lawmakers submitted their resignations to the Democratic Party of Japan and others could leave later, a party official said. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 7:48 AM EDT