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‘American Idol’ Ending With Season 15, Did ‘The Voice’ Cause Its Demise?

American Idol is coming to an end following its 15th season, which is scheduled to begin in January. Do you suppose The Voice played a role in its demise? The singing competition show was the first of its kind, and was initially met with a huge viewership. After NBC introduced The Voice, however, the ratings plummeted. Us Weekly reports that …

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Clay Aiken Facing Sabotage Of Congressional Campaign With Stolen Signs

On Friday, a man in Sanford was reportedly cited for stealing signs used in the campaign for congressional candidate Clay Aiken. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a man named Jonathon Lee Gonia, 31 years old, was served with a criminal summons for removal of election or political signs. Gonia is reportedly scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday. …

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Clay Aiken Wins Congressional Primary, Opponent Dead

Clay Aiken made headlines earlier this year when he announced he would be seeking a congressional seat for North Carolina. Aiken and his opponent were deadlocked until the end, but Aiken squeaked out a win in the primary. Even if he hadn’t though, his opponent wouldn’t have made it. KCTV5 News reports that Aiken’s opponent in the primary – Keith …

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Clay Aiken: Democrat Hopes To Gain Congress Seat

Clay Aiken knows it takes more than name recognition and star power to be elected to Congress, but does he have what it takes? And what does it take? Depending on who you ask, that can range from experience and a backbone to being famous and being able to cozy up to special interests. Aiken, a Democrat, is hoping to …

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Clay Aiken Is Running For Congress

Clay Aiken may have risen to fame in the early days of “American Idol” with his Southern charm and velvety voice, but he says he has a lot more to offer than entertainment, and he’s ready to prove it. 35-year old Aiken announced this week that he will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in North Carolina, saying he believes …

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Clay Aiken’s Rumored Run for Congress A Reality

Clay Aiken was rumored to be considering a run for Congress in North Carolina just a few weeks ago. Now it seems that rumor is far closer to a reality than it was before. The political website The Hill reports that the former American Idol runner up is preparing to throw his hat into the ring against Rep. Renee Ellmers. …

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Clay Aiken Considers Congressional Run

Clay Aiken, American Idol’s runner-up in 2003, is considering a run for Congress in North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district. The 35-year-old has taken some of the first steps toward officially throwing his hat into the ring. In addition to having a conversation with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, he has also spoken with Betsy Conti. She is a political strategist …

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Arsenio Hall Bests Clay Aiken on Celebrity Apprentice: Twitter Reacts

Arsenio Hall, the 56 year-old comedian and former 90’s talk show host, has beaten “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken on this season’s installment of “Celebrity Apprentice”. Aiken, who was hoping to cast off the annoying, ever-present “second best” title by claiming the top spot, ultimately had his hopes and dreams for such a reality destroyed with the utterance of one …

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Clay Aiken Speaks About Same-Sex Marriage

President Obama’s announcement last week that he supports gay marriage was met with some very forceful opinions on both sides of the matter, but a good many celebrities have now come forward to back up Obama’s decision, including Betty White and former “American Idol” star Clay Aiken. Aiken appeared on the CBS show “Face The Nation” on Sunday to chime …

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