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'American Idol' singer Clay Aiken to run for Congress in North Carolina

Singer Clay Aiken arrives at the 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California in this September 18, 2005 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

Singer Clay Aiken arrives at the 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California in this September 18, 2005 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

Singer Clay Aiken arrives at the 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California in this September 18, 2005 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files
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Performer Clay Aiken sings the U.S. anthem before the NHL All-Star hockey game in Raleigh, North Carolina, January 30, 2011. REUTERS/Shaun Best

Performer Clay Aiken sings the U.S. anthem before the NHL All-Star hockey game in Raleigh, North Carolina, January 30, 2011. REUTERS/Shaun Best

Performer Clay Aiken sings the U.S. anthem before the NHL All-Star hockey game in Raleigh, North Carolina, January 30, 2011. REUTERS/Shaun Best
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