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TOKYO, July 12 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Monday he wanted to stay in his job despite a mauling in upper house elections, saying he would like to continue to responsibly take policy steps.
Voters dealt Japan’s government a stinging loss the election for parliament’s upper house, a reverse that may thwart its ambitions to curb the country’s massive public debt and threatens the premier’s job. [ID:nTOE66A01V] (Reporting by Yoko Nishikawa and Chisa Fujioka; Editing by Rodney Joyce)
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