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Posted: February 6, 2014 at 5:20 a.m.

Clay Aiken, 35, the former American Idol runner-up, announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina.

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