How Argentina's President Plans to Wield Power Long After Her Exit

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  • Her eye may be on 2019 as she fills top posts with allies
  • Some presidents have held onto influence, others have failed

Next month, Argentina will elect a president who, for the first time in 12 years, is not a Kirchner: President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner or her late husband Nestor. It is a prospect that delights many investors eager to move on from the Kirchners’ leftist populism. That legacy, however, may prove more enduring than they expect.

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