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Top 10 Biggest Stars From 'American Idol' as the Series Comes to an End
In music history, there have been plenty of idols. But in "American Idol" history, there's only been 14. And when the hit Fox series says goodbye for good on Thursday, after 15 seasons, it will add one more idol to the list. "American Idol," with its panel of rotating judges, public voting and host
The Best Political Gifts Ideas of 2014
Republicans: George H.W. Bush Socks President George H.W. Bush, the former sock-lover-in-chief, shared his love of colorful socks with party supporters this year with the help of the Republican National Committee . Limited-edition pairs of bright striped socks -- embroidered with Bush 41’s
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT ENDED WHERE IT BEGAN – and at several key check-in points along the way. ABC’s RICK KLEIN: The breadth of Democratic losses last night was staggering. Anti-incumbent sentiments solidified into an anti-Democratic wave, perhaps as big a wave as...
Former 'American Idol' Runner-up Clay Aiken Loses House Bid
No longer "Invisible," as he once lamented in a hit single, 2003 American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken won't be adding a congressional seat to his resume. The former crooner, who has said he's done with the music business, reportedly decided to run against Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers in North
Midterm Elections 2014: Clay Aiken Campaign Bus Breaks Down
Clay Aiken's campaign to represent a part of North Carolina in the House hit a bump in the road on Election Day when his campaign bus broke down as it left a polling station. The accident happened after Aiken voted, around 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Police had to tow the bus off the road, according
Clay Aiken Takes Stage in 1st Political Debate With Renee Ellmers
The "American Idol" star-turned hopeful congressman went head-to-head with the Republican incumbent.
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Alfonso Ribeiro Performed 'The Carlton' on 'DWTS' Alfonso Ribeiro looked to his past for inspiration on Monday's episode of "Dancing With the Stars." The "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star reprised his 1990s TV role as
Former 'American Idol' Star Clay Aiken Endures Jabs in Political Debate
Clay Aiken is no stranger to competition. The former “ American Idol ” star, 35, found himself on a different sort of stage Monday, participating in a political debate. The singer is running in the second congressional district in North Carolina. Aiken, a Democrat, is facing Republican incumbent
Hillary and Bill's Manic Wednesday (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ONE DAY, TWO CLINTONS, FOUR EVENTS: Hillary and Bill Clinton will be crisscrossing Washington, DC today, speaking at a total of four events between this morning and tonight. Hillary Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum this ...
Clay Aiken Awaits Dem Nod for Long Shot Challenge to GOP
Clay Aiken appears to be assured of winning the Democratic nominee for the North Carolina House race following the death of his primary opponent, but he remains a long shot to unseat Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers in the conservative district. Aiken, 35, may be...