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1. House of Councillors
  • こさん古参
  • ぎいん議員
  • たち
  • せんきょ選挙
  • さんぎいん参議院
  • ぎせき議席
  • うしな失い
  • そう
  • になりました
  • The old guard was nearly voted out of the Upper House.
Wikipedia definition
2. House of CouncillorsThe House of Councillors is the upper house of the Diet of Japan. The House of Representatives is the lower house. The House of Councillors is the successor to the pre-war House of Peers. If the two houses disagree on matters of the budget, treaties, or designation of the prime minister, the House of Representatives can insist on its decision. In all other decisions, the House of Representatives can override a vote of the House of Councillors only by a two-thirds majority of members present.
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