Congressman Clay Aiken
? The American Idol
finalist is "actively considering" a bid to represent North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives, a source tells Washington Blade". The Raleigh native, 35, has reportedly talked to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and is "sounding and acting like a candidate," the source says. While his rep didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, Aiken has been involved in several causes since coming in second on Idol
in 2003. He has traveled overseas on behalf of Unicef, gone to Capitol Hill to support anti-bullying and anti-discrimination legislation and co-founded the National Inclusion Project to help children with disabilities.