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February 5, 2014 9:21 AM

Morning Memo: Clay Aiken race is one to watch

In an interview with the News & Observer, former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken made his bid for Congress official. The story capsulizes why this is going to be a fascinating race to watch, as the North Carolina Democrat recasts himself as a special education teacher and uses the education theme to undercut Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers.

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