Taro Kano, a U.S.-educated political blue blood who has made a name as a liberal nonconformist, is positioning himself to one day replace Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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    Kono, 55, is one of the most intriguing, bringing a maverick streak to Japan's usually stodgy political world. But he will face big challenges. An American-educated political blue blood and a liberal-leaning non-conformist within the conservative governing ...
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  • After election win, Abe prioritizes North Korea, aging Japan
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  • Japan election: Stage set for Abe-Koike showdown
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  • Britain 'to boom for years' as the rest of the EU falters: UK could overtake Japan and Germany within two decades to become world's fourth largest economy
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  • Political positions of John McCain
    Economic policy. McCain's 2006 rating by The Almanac of American Politics (2008) on Economic Policy is 64% conservative, 35% liberal (52% conservative, 47% liberal in 2005). McCain fleshed out the main points of his economic plan in an April 15, 2008 speech at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania. In summary, McCain would make the Bush tax cuts permanent instead of letting them expire ...
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