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If he pursues a bid, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author and former foreign correspondent would become one of the most well-known media figures in recent memory to make a run for political office. In a statement about his departure to the Times, Kristof said he was resigning from his dream job “very reluctantly” and alluded vaguely to his possible run for governor in Oregon.
“I’ve been on the ride of a lifetime with The Times. I’ve gotten to know presidents and tyrants, Nobel laureates and warlords, while visiting 160 countries. And precisely because I have a great job, outstanding editors and the best readers, I may be an idiot to leave,” Kristof said.
“But you all know how much I love Oregon, and how much I’ve been seared by the …
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