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Abe's constitution revision plan sends ripples through capital

Ruling and opposition party lawmakers scrambling to respond

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveils his plan to change Article 9 of the constitution in a video message Wednesday.

TOKYO -- From the conservative ruling party to the opposition, Japan's political leaders are grappling with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's surprise calls to have a revised charter take effect in 2020.

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