Monday, October 10, 2011
Joe the Plumber Running for Congress
Samuel Joe Wurzelbacher, known to the public as Joe the Plumber, signaled his intention to run for a congressional seat in Ohio, reports NewsMax.
Wurzelbacher has filed papers to run as a Republican in Ohio’s newly drawn 9th District, where Obama scored nearly two-thirds of the vote and where Democrats Dennis Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur will run in a primary, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Wurzelbacher, then an employee of a plumbing contractor, verbally chastised Obama during a campaign stop the future president met with residents in Wurzelbacher’s Holland, Ohio, neighborhood. Wurzelbacher said Obama’s tax plan would result in higher taxes for him....