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Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate - tweet

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Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate - tweet
FILE PHOTO: Argentine lawmaker Miguel Angel Pichetto before the opening session of the 137th legislative term in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo   -   Copyright  Agustin Marcarian(Reuters)
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BUENOSAIRES (Reuters) – Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto has accepted an invitation to run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

The selection comes as Macri seeks to broaden his voting base amid lackluster poll numbers.

(Reporting by Gram Slattery; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)

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