Sex, Graft, Racism and Radiation: Japan's Political Year of Scandals

  • Japan's opposition grills ministers, lawmakers over missteps
  • Blunders threaten Abe's support levels before summer elections

For three years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration has seemed immune to the scandals and gaffes that helped cut short his first term as premier in 2007 after less than a year. That may have changed with a recent spate of blunders.

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