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Congrats to Clay Aiken! The former American Idol alum announced his campaign for North Carolina congressional seat back in February. Fast forward to t… Read more…

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7 comments to “Clay Aiken Wins His Congressional Primary After His Opponent Passed Away!”



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    Is it really a "win" when your opponent dies after a very close race?
    Well, I wish Clay good luck against the Republican candidate in North Carolina.

  2. TruthBeTold says – reply to this


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    I don't really think it's appropriate to congratulate someone that wins something because someone else has died.

  3. TruthBeTold says – reply to this


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    Even if won this regardless of the death, the headline is still in bad taste and insensitive.

  4. barb says – reply to this


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    I checked it out for you people. He won it fair and square. Apparently Crisco had his campaign manager contact the Aiken camp the morning of his fall, and said he would be contacting Mr Aiken on Tuesday morning to officially concede. Unfortunately he fell that afternoon. His family must be devastated. It's always nice to get the facts before you comment.(it would have been nice if Perez had done that before he printed this piece)

  5. teeter totter says – reply to this


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    Re: barb – Thanks for the facts barb, appreciate them very much.
    My absentee ballot for the California elections went out in the mail today (only way to vote IMO).

  6. Hannah says – reply to this


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    Seriously? A reality star for congress? No wonder we in deep shiz….

  7. TruthBeTold says – reply to this


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    Re: barb – as I said,even if he won outright, the headline is horrible. My comment had more to do with the way Perez addressed this story than the story itself.