Clay Aiken

In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Clay Aiken speaks to supporters during an election night watch party in Holly Springs, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Clay Aiken wins NC Dem congressional primary

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — “American Idol” singer Clay Aiken won what had been a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to a final, unofficial vote count that was posted Tuesday, […]


Congressional candidate Keith Crisco addresses supporters at Lumina Wine & Beer in Asheboro, N.C.  (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Robert Willett, File)

Clay Aiken’s primary opponent dies at his home

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina entrepreneur who was locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former “American Idol” singer Clay Aiken died Monday, said the president of the textile company he founded. […]


Clay Aiken (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

Clay Aiken to run for Congress in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former “American Idol” and “Celebrity Apprentice” runner-up Clay Aiken joined another high-profile contest Wednesday — this one to get elected to Congress in his native North Carolina. Aiken announced he would […]



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