Table: Koizumi Stumbles Politically...

-- Pledge to abolish all state-run corporations bogged down by LDP, bureaucrats

-- $250 billion cap on next year's budget threatened by falling tax revenue

-- 3-year cleanup deadline on bad loans seems unrealistic

...As Japan's Economic Funk Deepens

-- Unemployment at new record high of 5.3%

-- Industrial-production index at seven-year low

-- Household spending down for six straight months

Data: BusinessWeek

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