Renee Ellmers

The "American Idol" star will run as a Democrat for the seat held by Renee Ellmers. (Getty Images)

Clay Aiken To Run For Congress In North Carolina

“American Idol” star will announce he’s seeking the seat currently held by Renee Ellmers

02/05/2014

Aiken placed 2nd in the 2003 "American Idol" but went on to build a successful singing and  Broadway career. (Getty Images)(

Report: Clay Aiken Considering Run For Congress

Democratic sources say Aiken has been consulting with political advisors in Washington and Raleigh.

01/03/2014

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Ellmers Wins 2nd Term In NC’s 2nd District

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers has won re-election in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District.

CBS Charlotte–11/06/2012

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