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Tokyo Politico Apologizes for Sexist Jeer

A Tokyo city lawmaker has come forward as one of the politicians who heckled a female colleague during a city council meeting last week. Akihiro Suzuki, of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, publicly and privately apologized on Monday to opposition party member Ayaka Shiomura for shouting "hurry up and get married" as she spoke in support of mothers at a meeting of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly. During a press conference Monday, Suzuki called his remark...

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