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The ruling Liberal Democratic Party will likely put some sort of limit on so-called hereditary candidates in the next general election, members said Thursday.

But it is still lagging the Democratic Party of Japan, the largest opposition party, which decided last month not to endorse children or relatives of Diet members if they inherit those seats and run from the same electoral districts.

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