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Japan's Prime Minister Gets A Boost In Weekend Elections05:17
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Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at Chang Fu Gong hotel on November 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at Chang Fu Gong hotel on November 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is claiming victory in Sunday's parliamentary election. The results will boost the coalition led by his Liberal Democratic Party as he tries to revise the country's constitution and improve the economy.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Stephen Nagy, a professor at the International Christian University in Tokyo.

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Stephen Nagy, professor of international politics at the International Christian University in Tokyo. He tweets @nagystephen1.

This segment aired on July 11, 2016.

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