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Republican from Ohio

Samuel J. Wurzelbacher gained national fame as “Joe the Plumber” during the 2008 presidential election. He is the Republican nominee for Ohio's newly drawn 9th Congressional District in the 2012 election. His Democratic opponent is longtime Democratic incumbent Marcy Kaptur.

Recent statements involving Samuel Wurzelbacher

"Marcy Kaptur voted against a ban which would have prevented the aborting of a baby girl for the sole reason that she's a girl."

Says Marcy Kaptur has attacked his military service and training in the Air Force, showing disrespect for veterans.

Says President Barack Obama's parents were communists.

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