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‘American Idol’ star Clay Aiken operating for Congress in NC

‘American Idol’ star Clay Aiken operating for Congress in NC

Clay Aiken is operating for North Carolina’s newly drawn sixth Congressional District seat, which represents Durham and Orange counties.

RALEIGH, N.C. — American Idol star Clay Aiken needs to characterize the Triangle as he runs for a North Carolina seat in Congress.

In line with his Twitter web page and marketing campaign web site, Aiken, 43, is operating for the state’s newly redrawn sixth Congressional District seat, which represents Orange and Durham counties however might change once more relying on the outcomes of a lawsuit contesting the brand new map.

If Aiken wins the seat, he’ll change Rep. David Worth, who introduced his retirement in October.

The Democrat’s web site claims “Congress is a catastrophe” and signifies Aiken will use his voice “to ship on wanted progressive insurance policies – from stopping local weather change, systemic racism, revenue inequality and gun violence, to securing voting rights, free well being care, and a lady’s proper to decide on.”

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