'American Idol' Star Seeks Congressional Bid - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 7, 2014

Former “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken announced Wednesday that he is running for the House of Representatives seat in North Carolina’s second district against second-term Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers. In a campaign video filmed in his childhood home, Aiken shared difficult stories from his past and explained how they have inspired him to run for political office, WATE reports.