Japan's prime-minister-to-be Shinzo Abe has his diet lapel pin attached to his jacket as he arrives at the parliament for the special diet session in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Ca

 

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Japan's prime-minister-to-be Shinzo Abe has his diet lapel pin attached to his jacket as he arrives at the parliament for the special diet session in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Capitalizing on the Democrats' failure to improve the economy and its perceived lack of strong leadership, Abe led the Liberal Democratic Party to victory in parliamentary elections Dec. 16. Abe was to be named prime minister later Wednesday. He was also prime minister in 2006-2007. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE