May 14, 2013

Acting out in the Upper House

Upper House opposition parties played partisan politics in firing the chairperson of the Environment Committee. And the LDP's response was nothing to brag about.

Opposition guns for LDP committee chair

/ May 9, 2013

Opposition guns for LDP committee chair

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Opposition parties prepared Wednesday to pass a resolution ousting a senior Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker as head of an Upper House committee, setting the stage for a showdown with the ruling bloc before the Upper House election in July. If passed, it would mark ...

Opposition seeks to oust LDP lawmaker as committee chair

/ May 8, 2013

Opposition seeks to oust LDP lawmaker as committee chair

Opposition parties submitted a resolution to the Diet on Tuesday to remove a senior ruling lawmaker as chairwoman of the Upper House Environment Committee because she extended a visit to China in April without their consensus, leading the committee to cancel a session. The ...