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After working as a banker, Ishiba won a lower house seat as an LDP candidate in 1986.
LDP executive Nobuteru Ishihara, asked if the party would fight the election under Aso, dodged the question.
When you log on to LDP Mobile you'll find a fast, easily negotiable website that is designed to deliver the maximum information with the minimum of fuss.
These accounts make clear how, despite his appalling war record, Kodama went on to become a key CIA fixer in Japan, carving out a long and undistinguished career involving bribery, corruption and the sponsorship of both the yakuza and one-party LDP rule.
What two factors led to the end of government rule by the LDP in 1993?
According to sources familiar with the contents of Mori's keynote address to the LDP convention, Mori is expected to apologize for a series of political scandals that have cost the jobs of three of his cabinet ministers and the arrest of a senior LDP politician.
According to conventional wisdom, opposition leaders were either too incompetent, too complacent, or too ideologically rigid to be much of a threat to LDP dominance.
Yasuhisa Shiozaki, head of the LDP Foreign Affairs Division, will meet Kono shortly and brief him on the LDP's position, they said.
Nobuteru Ishihara, the LDP's secretary general, is touted as a challenger in the event Tanigaki decides not to run.
He is the deputy chief cabinet secretary in the party's so-called 'Next Cabinet.' Lately Minshuto members have been saying Hatoyama and Kan are too old and a new generation of leaders needs to emerge if the party is to give the LDP a run for its money.
With opposition parties making inroads into the electorate and polls showing the LDP with its lowest approval ratings ever, a coalition of reformers and party members fearful of losing power combined to put the self-styled revolutionary at the helm.