Top focus in Japan election: Will Tokyo governor run?

In this Sept. 25, 2017 photo, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike holds a card bearing the name of her new political party, the “Kibo no To,” or Party of Hope, during a press conference in Tokyo. Just days before Japan’s national election campaign kicks off on Oct. 10, 2017, all eyes are on Tokyo’s populist governor, a political go-getter and a gambler. Will she jump into the race and try to unseat Prime Minister Shinzo Abe? (Kyodo News via AP)


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