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Singer Clay Aiken
launches bid for Congress

USA Today, by Catalina Camia

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/5/2014 10:09:57 AM

Clay Aiken formally declared his bid for Congress, setting aside the singing career he launched on TV´s American Idol to run as a Democrat for a North Carolina seat now held by a Republican. In a video posted Wednesday on You Tube, Aiken alluded to the "golden ticket" that got punched when he was the 2003 runner-up on the reality singing show. He stressed his upbringing by a single mom and his days as a special education teacher in explaining that he wants to serve in Congress for people who don´t have a voice. "I´m not a politician. I don´t

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All these media-created celebrities suddenly think they are going to make our laws. Shut up and sing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/5/2014 10:31:25 AM     (No. 9720295)

First fluke and now aiken. Shut up and go away.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 2/5/2014 10:35:22 AM     (No. 9720305)

He belongs with the democrats……total air head. First Wendy Davis, then Fluke, now Aikens.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: reilly, 2/5/2014 10:36:48 AM     (No. 9720308)


Another Commie artist. Leave us alone.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: northcross, 2/5/2014 10:38:51 AM     (No. 9720311)

Giving a voice to the flamboyant gender-confused, as if they did not already have the megaphone.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobn.t, 2/5/2014 10:38:59 AM     (No. 9720312)

They´re everywhere, just like mosquitoes, except moosquitoes are not perverted. They´re just insects. Maybe Aiken and his likes are insects too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: AltaD, 2/5/2014 10:47:34 AM     (No. 9720328)

Enough with these pathetic life stories. We don´t need people in political office who overcame the odds or people who were the odd man out on the playground. We need men and women with business experience, people who know how to run a company, who understand the dangers of debt, not people whose only accomplishment is being on a game show.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jackie, 2/5/2014 11:01:23 AM     (No. 9720358)

He is already a loser in his 1st run for votes. American Idol... He hasn´t done much of anything since the luster of 2nd place wore off. Sorry Clay. Your gayness does not mean your qualified for anything except to preach 2 mommies and etc..
Go away, take Wendy and Sandra with you

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Distorted, 2/5/2014 11:13:43 AM     (No. 9720381)

Not one word about the elephant in the room in this puff-piece.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wetlandz, 2/5/2014 11:20:26 AM     (No. 9720386)

I´d like to think my home state wouldn´t elect this idiot but then again they elected Kay Hagan.

I´m guessing he´s trying to push gay marriage in NC but this single issue shouldn´t be a blip when NC is finally recovering from the financial mess since 2008.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pickle1, 2/5/2014 11:41:22 AM     (No. 9720429)

Where are they getting these people?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sliver of Truth, 2/5/2014 11:55:17 AM     (No. 9720445)

Well, the gay-singing idol thing didn´t work out so well-either will this attempt.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: miceal, 2/5/2014 12:01:48 PM     (No. 9720460)

Another perverse rat wanting to feed at the public trough. I hope the vote isn´t even close.....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 2/5/2014 12:03:17 PM     (No. 9720463)

I dunno, the idea of useless people like Fluke and Aiken running for Congress has a certain logic to it I guess.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 2/5/2014 12:13:44 PM     (No. 9720480)

He shouldn´t quit his day job ...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 2/5/2014 3:29:26 PM     (No. 9720795)

When the fact that Jesse Ventura and Al Franken have won elections, what´s to stop and American Idol runner-up? In some folks minds, it´s a popularity contest not a political election.

Clay is a vocal advocate for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) coalition. Is that "the people who don´t have a voice"? I don´t buy that for one second. In fact, that particular minority is forcing their radical agenda down the majority´s throat.

Clay, by his own admission, was raised with no male influence, no fatherly affection nor example of a loving and caring husband and father in his home. I don´t think he´s "bad" person. Rather, one to be pitied. His "celebrity" is being used by desperate RATS...remember Ashley Judd? But his agenda is not mine, nor, I would hope, the voters of his Congressional district, and that´s why he should lose...by a landslide.

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