Clay Aiken, who finished second in the 'American Idol' competition in 2003, is reportedly considering a run as a Democrat in North Carolina, which hasn't been shy about electing celebrities.
Despite gun control efforts in Congress in the wake of the Arizona shooting, it's unlikely that America will see more gun control laws. In fact, the opposite may happen, at least in Arizona.
Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina is sounding out a challenge to Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader in the House. It's a long-shot effort, but reflects some party members' unease with Pelosi.
Linda McMahon, the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment who presented herself as a shrewd businesswoman, was beaten for the US Senate seat by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.