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February 12, 2014

Politifact: Aiken video claim about Ellmers half true

Singer Clay Aiken’s entry last week into the Democratic primary to challenge U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers was accompanied by a well-received and personal video, which was viewed half a million times in less than a week. It also drew the attention of the fact-checking website Politifact, which analyzed Aiken’s claim that Elmers had voted 21 times to shut down the government.

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