Clay Aiken running for Congress in North Carolina

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Clay Aiken running for Congress in North Carolina

February 5, 2014 Updated Feb 5, 2014 at 1:18 PM CDT

Former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken released a video on Wednesday announcing that he is running for Congress in North Carolina.

He'll seek the Democratic nomination for the seat currently held by Rep. Renee Ellmers. Find out more by watching the video below.