Renho says she can revitalize Democratic Party

National / Politics Aug 23, 2016

Renho says she can revitalize Democratic Party

by Tomohiro Osaki

Renho, a front-runner in the Democratic Party's upcoming leadership election, vowed Tuesday to rebuild the biggest opposition force's flagging popularity and prove to voters it is capable of more than just picking holes in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies. If she wins the Sept. 15 ...

Editorials Aug 11, 2016

Democratic Party leadership race

The Democratic Party needs a genuinely competitive race to choose its next leader that will allow the party to thoroughly discuss pressing policy issues.

DP's Renho wins third Upper House term

National / Politics Jul 10, 2016

DP's Renho wins third Upper House term

Renho, a Democratic Party member from Tokyo, retained her seat in a landslide victory in Sunday's Upper House election. The 48-year-old acting president of the largest opposition force was elected to her third term, it was announced soon after polls closed at 8 p.m. Her ...