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Former Columnist Nicholas Kristof Can’t Run for Oregon Governor

The Oregon Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the former NY Times columnist is ineligible from running for governor of the Beaver State.

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When former New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof left his position with the newspaper, it was to run for office in Oregon. However, those plans have now gone up in smoke after the latest ruling. 

The Oregon Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Kristof is ineligible from running for governor of the Beaver State. The Oregon secretary of state deemed that Kristof didn’t fulfill the three-year residence condition to run for Oregon governor. 

Furthermore, the court cited Kristof enlisted as an Oregon voter in December 2020, as Kristof “cast a New York ballot” in that year’s election.

“[The court’s] task in this dispute was not to conduct its own assessment of the facts, but to decide whether the record before the secretary compelled a decision in [Kristof’s] favor,” the state Supreme Court wrote in its decision.

“Although the Court recognized that there was evidence that pointed in the other direction. The Court could not conclude that the secretary was compelled to find that [Kristof] remained domiciled in Oregon through the early 2000s or that he had regained an Oregon domicile by November 2019, three years before the November 2022 general election.”

Kristof was running for governor to succeed Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, who is finishing up her second term and leaving office.

“Today’s Supreme Court ruling excluding me from the ballot is, of course, very disappointing,” Kristof tweeted. “But while I won’t be on the ballot, I’m not giving up on our State. I know we can be better. I will continue working to help people who are struggling, who lack opportunity and hope.”

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MSNBC Cancels Pair of Shows on Streaming Platform Peacock

TheWrap reports that the programs hosted by Zerlina Maxwell and Ayman Mohyeldin are heading to cancelation. 

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MSNBC has canceled two shows on NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, Peacock. TheWrap reports that the programs hosted by Zerlina Maxwell and Ayman Mohyeldin are heading to cancelation. 

The two shows are canceled due to the effort to change the programming of the MSNBC hub on Peacock. Both hosts will remain with the network in other roles despite the programs ending.

“MSNBC would like Maxwell, who started at MSNBC in 2018 and is a former campaign aide to Hillary Clinton, to continue her role as an analyst for the network,” TheWrap wrote on Wednesday.

“Similarly, Mohyeldin will remain a host for his weekend prime show on cable and will also continue reporting and serving as a fill-in host for weekday primetime shows.”

The changes will go into effect beginning in September. While the two shows are now off Peacock, it is unknown what else the network intends to shift in this movement.

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Katie Pavlich Hosting New Series on Fox Nation

Pavlich will host a new series on the network’s streaming platform, “Luxury Hunting Lodges of America.”

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Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich will host a new series on the network’s streaming platform, “Luxury Hunting Lodges of America.”

Recently featured in a Barrett News Media column, Pavlich tours a 20,000-acre property in Louisiana wetlands at the Honey Brake Lodge. According to a news release, Pavlich took the opportunity to hunt for gators.

“There are more gators swimming around here than I have ever seen in my life, but we’re looking for one sunning itself on the bank,” Pavlich said. “This way, we can confirm its size and ensure a lethal shot, and finally, after a long day of searching, we found the one.”

CEO of Honey Brake Lodge Drew Keeth appears in the series with Pavlich. The lodge features 13,000 square feet, which is spread over three levels. The lodge typically hosts up to 1,500 hunters per year.

 “We’re trying to let as many people as possible see it and experience it,” said Keeth.

 “Luxury Hunting Lodges of America” is streaming now on Fox Nation.

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Elon Musk Unloads $6.9 Billion of Tesla Stock In Advance of Twitter Legal Clash

With his most recent sale, Bloomberg reports Musk has sold more than $32 billion in Tesla stock in the past 10 months.

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Billionaire Elon Musk sold nearly $7 billion of Tesla shares, new fillings with the Securities and Exchange Commission reveals.

Musk, who finds himself in legal proceedings with Twitter over his reneging on a $44 billion deal to purchase the company, told a Twitter user “In the (hopefully unlikely) event that Twitter forces this deal to close *and* some equity partners don’t come through, it is important to avoid an emergency sale of Tesla stock.”

With his most recent sale, Bloomberg reports Musk has sold more than $32 billion in Tesla stock in the past 10 months.

Twitter’s lawsuit against Musk is expected to being in October. Jim Dixon, a trader with Mirabaud Securities, told Bloomberg it’s “very unlikely” Musk is done selling Tesla stock.

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