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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Clay Aiken Interview with the Fayetteville Observer  

There are no ifs, ands or buts about it, 
Clay Aiken is serious about working for District 2 of North Carolina. 

This is a very impressive interview with the Fayetteville Observer.

Clay Aiken, candidate for U.S. Congress, spoke recently to the Fayetteville Observer about issues in the 2014 campaign.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Clay Aiken Is No Stranger to Capitol Hill.  

 With Clay running for Congress to represent his beloved State of North Carolina's 2nd. Congressional District, I started thinking that Clay is no stranger to Capitol Hill or Congress.

 When Clay Aiken was on tour with American Idol Live, Tour 2003, they made a stop in Washington, D. C.  On their day off, Clay spent his time lobbying the political elite on Capitol Hill about Special Education Programs.

 As the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Ambassador in 2005, he gave testimony before members of the Subcommittee, urging Congress to increase the U.S. Government's voluntary contribution to UNICEF for the next fiscal year.

 In November of 2010 he, among others, lobbied in Washington D.C.  for tougher anti-bullying laws before Congress.


 "I never had someone who told me that it was okay to be different…that it was okay to be me. What I did hear was that it would get better once I was out of high school…that things would get better. But from where I sat, I could not possibly believe that to be true.” 

“We need federal leadership from Congress to encourage all states and districts and each and every school to create safe learning environments where all students can learn and succeed.”  ~  Clay Aiken

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Clay Aiken Wins Democratic Primary  

According to the final count, reported by WRAL, Clay finished with 11,678 votes.  Keith Crisco finished second with 11,288.  Toni Morris finished third with 5,616. 

North Carolina's State Board of Elections will certify results on May 22.

Due to the untimely death of Clay's opponent, Keith Crisco, Clay has suspended his campaign activities in observance.  He will now face Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellmers in November.

Crisco died from a fall in his home Monday.  His funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Asheboro.

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