Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
She added, "As we know, he didn't fare all that well - he was runner-up [on American Idol]."
The host said, "You are saying that Clay Aiken couldn't even win on ‘American Idol,' his career is in the toilet, so that's why he is desperately trying to get to Congress?"
"Well you can throw in there that he also didn't win on ‘Celebrity Apprentice,'" Ellmers said, "so I guess the next step is Congress."
Aiken, who is from Raleigh, has not officially announced he will run for Ellmers' seat in the Second Congressional District, but sources have told The Associated Press and The Hill website that he is exploring a run.
Asheboro businessman Keith Criscoe, a former secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, has announced he will run for the Democratic nomination.