According to a story in The Washington Blade (America’s Leading Gay News Source), Clay Aiken of American Idol fame is toying with the idea of running for Congress. I’m flummoxed, I don’t know what to think.
According to the report Aiken has been meeting with Washington politicos about the taking a run at the congressional seat for North Carolina’s second congressional district. Democratic sources have said that the former American Idol star has been talking to folks on The Hill in an effort to gauge support for his U.S. House run
Aiken is rumored to be speaking with political strategist Betsy Conti, from Raleigh N.C.Conti has worked for Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore and former North Carolina Gov. Bev Purdue. It’s unclear whether he has formally hired her or anyone else to help with his bid.
Read the full Washington Blade article
Are you in North Carolina, would you vote for Clay Aiken? Sound off in the comments with your thoughts and opinions on Clays potential run for Congress.