Clay Aiken running for Congress?

#TaniaOnTheScene - After weeks of exploration and conversations with Democratic officials, “American Idol” alumnus Clay is running for Congress.

In a video released Wednesday, Aiken said he will seek the Democratic nomination to run against Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., in North Carolina’s second congressional district in the 2014 midterm election.

Aiken leaned on his hardscrabble upbringing in the video, noting that his star turn on the popular singing show was a far cry from his childhood with a single mother who’d fled his abusive father.

“I’ve been fortunate in my life. And if you only know the part of my story that begins with the golden ticket, something that still seems unbelievable to me even to this day, you might wonder what would qualify me to run,” he said.

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I’m letting you take a peek at my phone book.

So as you know, yesterday was Mother’s Day, so I figure it’d only be right to have a Mother related song up today.

The song I share with you today is the ringtone on my phone for when my mom calls me.

#TaniaOnTheScene || #MusicMonday - Boyz II Men: A Song for Mama :)

**Share if you love your momma, and add in your favorite song**