Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken is running for Congress in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District. He made it official today.
The 35-year-old Aiken is seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat currently held by Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellmers. Aiken, who has been working as a special education teacher, says he will focus on jobs, the economy and education. (Huffington Post)
Aiken was interviewed on CNN this afternoon (Wednesday) and talked about why he feels he's qualified to be a Congressman.