Aiken won 12 million votes on "American Idol." Now he's trying to get the tiniest fraction of that number to represent the second district of North Carolina. It may prove to be just as tough as beating Ruben Studdard on the talent show.
"Though not yet able to crack double digits in any statewide polling, the 61-year-old Hawkins -- one of the party's most prolific vote-getters -- believes he has "a fighting chance" this fall against Wall Street-funded incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and..."
"Put People and planet before profits. New York leads the country in income disparity and segregation of schools and housing by race and class. Howie's campaign is focused on climate action, jobs, education reform, criminal justice reform, civil rights,,"