The LDP rode on the wave of Koizumi's popularity.
The Labor Party's vote increased at last year's election.
He's a drinker, so wine would probably be good for a souvenir.
The party leader rattled on at great length about future policies.
Mr Koizumi was elected the new president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Parliamentary activity has become a political tug of war between the ruling and opposition parties over the issue.
The Abe Cabinet is a coalition Cabinet where the Liberal Democratic Party and New Komei Party form the government.
The ruling party is running a smear campaign against the opposition.
The government got their majority at the last election.
The party in power is corrupt, but the opposition is little better.
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