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Politics

Scandals keep bouncing off Teflon-coated ruling party

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Kensuke Miyazaki, left, announces his resignation after being caught in an affair.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Japan's cabinet and ruling Liberal Democratic Party are having some naughty issues.

     In January, Akira Amari had to resign as economy minister after he became embroiled in a money scandal. But as far as political consequences for the LDP go, there really weren't any.

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