What did you expect, the Dolby Theater? He was about one deal away from having his own Rubin Studdard franchise in Birmingham.
But it turns out Aiken may not have been seriously vying for the NC 2nd District seat at all.
Before anyone had any inkling that Tuesday’s elections would be a tsunami for Republicans, it looked like former “American Idol” runner up Clay Aiken had a chance—a slim chance, to be sure, but a chance to defeat Tea Party Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers in Aiken’s bid for a seat in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. After all, the Democrats were all-in trying to save Kay Hagan’s Senate seat, as Aiken told supporters…
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