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Hisayasu Nagata (永田 寿康 Nagata Hisayasu, born September 2, 1969 -) is a Japanese politician born in Nagoya City in Aichi Prefecture. He graduated from Keio High school in 1988, Tokyo University in 1993, and then entered the Finance Ministry. He took a leave of absence to study for an MBA at UCLA in 1995. He resigned his position in 1999 to run for the Lower House in Chiba Prefecture. He resigned on March 31, 2006 in reaction to the fallout from using a fake e-mail to suggest that LDP politicians had accepted funds and bribes from former Livedoor CEO Takafumi Horie. September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya (名古屋市; -shi) is the fourth largest (third largest metropolitan region) and the third most prosperous city in Japan. ... Aichi Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region of Japan. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Tokyo (東京大学; Tōkyō Daigaku, abbreviated as 東大 Tōdai) is one of the leading research universities in Japan. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Ministry of Finance (財務省; Zaimu-sho) is one of ministries of the Japanese government. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university located in the residential area of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. ... Chiba Prefecture ) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The correct title of this article is livedoor. ... Takafumi Horie Takafumi Horie (堀江貴文: Horie Takafumi; October 29, 1972–) is a Japanese entrepreneur who won a name for himself as the former CEO of Livedoor (officially: livedoor Co. ...

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Nagata's career in the Diet was marked by numerous embarrassing and contriversial episodes.

On November 20, 2000, Diet member Kenjiro Matsunama doused Nagata with water for suggesting that he had slept with female Diet member Chikage Ogi. Nagata later claimed he had said nothing of the sort and was actually only stating that then Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori was unfit to be the leader of his country. November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Yoshiro Mori Yoshiro Mori (森 喜朗 Mori Yoshirō, born July 14, 1937) is a Japanese politician who served as the 85th and 86th Prime Minister of Japan from April 5, 2000 to April 26, 2001. ...

On April 5, 2001, he asked questions at the main session of the Diet without written notes, suggesting a new level of preparedness in younger politicians who do not need to follow scripts in making speeches or during hearings, unlike their older superiors. April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

In November 2002, a convict was killed at Nagoya Prison after being blasted with a high-pressure water hose. Nagata and others tried to prove that this was not an accident and that the officers who committed the act were, indeed, negligent by conducting a similar experiment on a manequin. However, it was later revealed that the water pressure of the hose used in the experiment was more than ten times that of what had been used at the time of the incident, and, hence, the DPJ was later forced to apologize.

On March 11, 2004, he made disparaging remarks about Prime Ministers Ichiro Ozawa, Yoshiro Mori, and Junichiro Koizumi. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party protested his words and they were removed from the record. March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ichiro Ozawa (小沢一郎, Ozawa Ichirō, 1942 - ) is a Japanese politician, formerly the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party and later of the Japan Liberal Party. ... Junichiro Koizumi , born January 8, 1942) is the current Prime Minister of Japan. ... The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), also known as JiyÅ« Minshutō (自由民主党, or the abbreviation Jimin-tō 自民党) is a liberal conservative political party and the largest political party in Japan, as of 2005. ...

In July 2005, he accused the LDP coalition party the New Komeito Party of illegally moving voter registrations to Tokyo in the recent metropolitan elections. Nagata had no proof and based his statements on rumor, and the DPJ apologized to the Komeito. Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ... The New Clean Government Party (公明党, Kōmeitō) or NKP, often translated as New Komeito Party, is a political party in Japan endorsed by the Buddhist organisation Soka Gakkai. ... Tokyo , literally eastern capital) is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. ...

In a similar incident in August, Nagata accused the Komeito supporter group, the Soka Gakkai, of not registering as a religious group. The group has been registered as such since 1952, and the group brought suit against Nagata for libel later that month. Soka Gakkai International or SGI is the umbrella organization for affiliate lay organizations in over 190 countries practicing a form of the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

On February 16, 2006, it was revealed that an email he was using to accuse the LDP of accepting illegal funds from the discredited Livedoor corporation was fake. When it was revealed that the email was faked by a freelance reporter and handed to Nagata, and that he had trusted the source without question, the scandal became the sole topic of news for several weeks. Nagata finally revealed his source and had his party membership suspended on February 28 for 6 months. He finally resigned on March 31. February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The correct title of this article is livedoor. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ...



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