NORTH CAROLINA – Clay Aiken is singin’ a new tune, politics!
The former American Idol star is just achin’ to be a congressman.
He kicked off his bid for congress with a video on his website ClayAiken.com.
Aiken is running as a democrat in North Carolina’s second congressional seat.
He hopes to take on congresswoman Renee Ellmers, a two-term republican, if he wins the democratic primary.