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Clay Aiken considering political run - report

Singer Clay Aiken is considering a run for public office in his home state of North Carolina, according to a report.

The American Idol alumni has reportedly met with officials at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in a bid to represent North Carolina's 2nd congressional district in the House of Representatives, according to the Washingtonblade.com.


The singer has also been working with a political strategist and has met with pollsters.


He has until 28 February (14) to officially file to run for office.


Aiken is not the only celebrity who has considered a political career - actress Ashley Judd was reportedly weighing a run against Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell last year (13).