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U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.)

Opponent’s campaign attacks Clay Aiken as ‘San Francisco values’

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — LGBT North Carolinians reacted swiftly Wednesday to a statement from U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers’ campaign team, which used coded anti-LGBT language to attack Clay Aiken, who earlier announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress. [ Read more → ]
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Clay Aiken announces bid for U.S. Congress

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Former "American Idol" and "Celebrity Apprentice" runner-up Clay Aiken joined another high-profile contest Wednesday - this one to get elected to the U.S. Congress in his native North Carolina. [ Read more → ]
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Democratic consultant confirms: Clay Aiken considering run for Congress

Saturday, January 25, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Pop singer Clay Aiken, who first made a name for himself as a contestant on "American Idol," is considering a run for Congress in North Carolina's 2nd District, a state Democratic Party consultant confirmed on Friday. [ Read more → ]
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Report: Clay Aiken ‘actively considering’ run for U.S. House

Saturday, January 4, 2014
Former “American Idol” finalist Clay Aiken is actively considering a bid to represent North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a report by the Washington Blade. [ Read more → ]
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Clay Aiken: Proposed NC anti-gay marriage amendment ‘goes too far’

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Singer Clay Aiken, a North Carolina native, said he loves his home state but is deeply unhappy about proposed amendment to the state constitution that would ban same sex marriages. The former "American Idol" contestant spoke out about the amendment in a video posted to YouTube on Monday. [ Read more → ]

Clay Aiken to speak at hometown gay rights event

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6420" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Aiken"][/caption] More than a year after disclosing he is gay, Clay Aiken is speaking before a gay-rights event in his hometown of Raleigh, NC, reports the Raleigh News & Observer. This weekend, he will speak as part of the Human Rights... [ Read more → ]
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