‘American Idol’ star Clay Aiken launches Congress bid

Clay Aiken Running for Congress in N. Carolina (via AP Video)

Former “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken released a video on Wednesday announcing that he is running for Congress in North Carolina. He’ll seek the Democratic nomination for the seat currently held by Rep. Renee Ellmers. (Feb. 5)

‘American Idol’ star Clay Aiken launches Congress bid (via AFP)

“American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken declared Wednesday he is running for Congress, putting his singing career on hold as he aims to unseat a Republican from her North Carolina district. Aiken said he would run as a Democrat against two-term congresswoman…

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