FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe, second from right in white, shakes hands with supporters during

 

              FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, Japan
FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe, second from right in white, shakes hands with supporters during a campaign rally for the Dec. 16 parliamentary elections in Machida, on the outskirts of Tokyo. Former Prime Minister Abe, who is poised to head the government again if his Liberal Democratic Party does as well most polls are forecasting, favors forcing the central bank to do whatever it takes to meet an inflation target, of perhaps 2 percent, to break the economy out of its deflationary funk. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)