Economic stimulus in Japan gets a political boost

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question at the Upper House's budget committee session at the National Diet in Tokyo on May 15, 2013.

After elections in Japan over the weekend, the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will now control both houses of parliament. What does the victory mean for Abe's economic plans?

The BBC's Ruper Wingfield-Hayes joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio from Tokyo with the latest.

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Rupert Wingfield-Hayes is a reporter with the BBC based in Japan.


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