Toru Hashimoto Rally in Tokyo

Toru Hashimoto rally in Tokyo
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Funabashi, Japan – Toru Hashimoto, co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party, addresses a rally during his stumping tour through Funabashi, east of Tokyo, on Sunday, July 7, 2013, for a local candidate campaigning for the July 21 upper house election. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)

Toru Hashimoto rally in Tokyo
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Funabashi, Japan – Toru Hashimoto, co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party, addresses a rally during his stumping tour through Funabashi, east of Tokyo, on Sunday, July 7, 2013, for a local candidate campaigning for the July 21 upper house election. An opinion poll indicated the ruling coalition – the Liberal Democratic Party and the New Komeito – seemed poised to secure a majority in the House of Councilors of parliament. Hahimoto’s JRP was set to increase its pre-election strength. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)