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The 'Ozawa Girls': Politics Meets Porn In Japan

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NAGOYA, Japan -- When Kayoko Isogai got the call from high-ranking officials at the Democratic Party of Japan asking her to stand for a seat in the national parliament, she was shocked.

It was just two weeks before the Aug. 30 election; she had spent most of the previous five years unemployed and taking care of her terminally ill parents; and she had no political or governing experience whatsoever.

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