Jeb Bush condemns Obama immigration order

Dec 2, 2014

Jeb Bush condemns Obama immigration order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hinted Monday that a decision on his presidential ambitions is coming “in short order” as he condemned President Barack Obama’s recent immigration order for going “way beyond” what other presidents have done — including his own father. Bush, the ...

Campaigns under way but outcome no surprise

| Dec 1, 2014

Campaigns under way but outcome no surprise

by Mizuho Aoki

Two weeks after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to dissolve the Lower House and call a snap election, campaigning has officially kicked off with more than 1,000 candidates vying for the 475 seats in the Diet’s lower chamber. The Dec. 14 general election will ...

Nov 30, 2014

Abe issues more vows as opposition chiefs rip policies

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday vowed to redouble his efforts to lift personal consumption through additional stimulus measures. In a televised policy debate with leaders of other political parties ahead of the Dec. 14 House of Representatives election, Abe, who also heads the ...