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Japan PM Abe set for victory in Japan elections

TV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS~**NO ACCESS JAPAN / CLEARED FOR INTERNET USE, EXCEPT BY JAPANESE WEBSITES AND CNNI / BBC WORLD, CNNI, NBC, CNBC MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY 'TV TOKYO' IF PICTURES TO BE SHOWN ON CABLE, COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE IN JAPAN. LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY HANDOUT. MUST COURTESY "LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY" Striding through Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promises his administration will bring 'real growth' in this campaign advert. Japan is getting ready for elections to its upper house this weekend in which Abe's ruling coalition is expected to win. Victory would be something of a personal redemption for Abe, who led his party to a huge defeat in the 2006 upper house poll. That created a "twisted parliament" in which the opposition could block rulings, something that has frustrated his legislative program ever since. Abe has an ambitious agenda of both constitutional and economic reform. "Abenomics" is a radical mix of hyper-easy monetary pol

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