Surprising politicians who made a splash

Published: Oct 25 2011 12:06:06 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 06:31:52 PM EDT

Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

Clay Aiken for Congress
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Clay Aiken for North Carolina

Former "American Idol" star and singer Clay Aiken (D) is running for Congress in North Carolina. While there's no specific resume a politician needs to run for office, some candidates have more unorthodox backgrounds than others. Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

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