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Joe The Plumber Wins Republican Nomination In Ohio

Wednesday March 7, 2012 1:25 AM - 2 Comments

joe-wurzelbacher-the-plumberThe Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign has won the Republican nomination in his home state as he makes a bid for Congress.

Samuel Wurzelbacher gained the nickname “Joe the Plumber” for expressing working-class concerns about taxes to then-candidate Barack Obama during a stop to the region.

The Toledo-area plumber defeated Steve Kraus, a Sandusky real estate agent, early Wednesday to grab the GOP nomination in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District.

He faces an uphill climb in the fall against veteran U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, who won the Democratic primary.

The newly drawn district snaking along the Lake Erie shoreline from Toledo to Cleveland tilts toward Democrats.

{WLWT News/Matzav.com Newscenter}

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2 Responses to “Joe The Plumber Wins Republican Nomination In Ohio”

1. Comment from Bewildered
Time March 7, 2012 at 12:33 PM

The drunk man on the right side of Matzav’s screen is painfully disgusting. you doesn’t believe in gadlus ha adam?

2. Comment from Brian
Time March 7, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Go Joe!

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