Joe the Plumber wins primary, set to face Rep. Marcy Kaptur in November

Despite the fact that the Hill rate this a likely Democratic win, I think it’s great that Joe the Plumber has won and hopefully he can put up a valiant fight and get this Democrat out of Congress:

THE HILL – Samuel Wurzelbacher, or “Joe the Plumber,” as he became known during the 2008 presidential campaign, is one step closer to becoming a U.S. congressman.

Wurzelbacher won the Republican nomination for Ohio’s 9th district and will face off against Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) this fall. He won the primary by 51 percent to 49 over Steven Kraus.

The Hill rates this race a likely Democratic victory.

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  • 1vote

    What a kick in the head.

    Go Joe!!!

  • Rshill7

    Love it! Joe spoke on the front lawn of our town hall in 2010. He’s a very good speaker.

  • This district is a likely demoncrat victory either way. Nice to see a fighting chance, though.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    Hopefully there’ll be at least one new face in Congress with some solid ideas on how to get this country back on the right track. I realize it’ll take more than one “Joe the Plumber” to make any difference in our mostly broken political system, but we have to start somewhere and it might as well be Joe.

    Good luck, Joe.

    • WestGAFlash

      “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a first step.” Go, Joe, go!

      Somebody much smarter than I once said this.

  • c4pfan

    Congrats to Joe The Plumber! I still can’t believe all he went through, but it’s great to see that it didn’t stop him, but made him stronger!

  • Joe

    I hope this is sign of things to come !

    GO- GO – GO – Joe !!!

    • NYGino

      He could start draining the swamp Nancy, like you promised to do.

      • Linky1

        He is a plumber and has experience with septic tanks……draining crap is part of the job description.

      • badbadlibs

        Nancy is the swamp…she just couldn’t figure out how to flush herself….

  • Grumblton

    Spread the wealth (of knowledge that we are a constitutional republic) around, Joe.

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  • Linky1

    Let “The Hill” rate all they want for the Dems. The real story comes out on election day.

  • Marcy Kaptur was part of bart stupak’s gang that played games with us then voted for obamacare . I wonder if “the hill” factored that in and how that will play in november

    • Linky1

      Hold Marcy’s feet to the fire for that transgression.

  • anyonebutbarry2012

    Go Joe!

  • 911Infidel

    They counted out Scott Brown too, and look how that turned out. Then they thought that a recall election would defeat Scott Walker. And how’d that turn out? Get ’em Joe.

    • CalCoolidge

      It would be interesting to hear Joe’s comment, if he wins and Obama loses.

      • 911Infidel

        Joe will be polite as usual.

  • Bucketheadbaptist

    Hey folks… It’s nice to blog about it… But now is the time to put up or shut up.

    I challenge you.

    $10 to Joe… In honor of Scoop.

    • nibblesyble

      headed there now..hope they take paypal

    • wodiej

      yep, it has to be a nationwide support. These folks can’t win just from support in their district or their state.

  • Bucketheadbaptist

    Wendy Long could use some too.

  • We can always hope for a miracle, and a few less dead people voting democrat. GO JOE!

  • illegalpointofview

    Sarah Palin to the rescue?

  • B-Funk

    What does the Hill know anyway? I know people from Ohio, and from what they tell me, it might be a WI all over again. Maybe not, but I’m pulling for Joe!

  • NYGino

    “The Hill rates this race a likely Democrat victory”

    Chicago Tribune headline, November 3,1948

    “Dewey Defeats Truman”

  • Dave B

    All Joe needs to do is emulate Allen West. Plain and simple.

    God bless patriot conservatives.

    • wodiej

      Or Gov. Sarah Palin.

  • Samuel Wurzelbacher aka “Joe The Plumber” gets it, and if he pulls this off and wins Ohio’s 9th district this will just be one more nail in the coffin of the democrat party, and the liberal, progressive democrat movement that is trying to destroy the capitalist, free market system in this country. You GO Mr. Wurzelbacher, if I lived in Ohio’s 9th district, you’d have my vote guaranteed!

  • Excellent.. Congrats to Joe. We Tea Party Reagan Conservatives are behind you and beside you all the way to to Congress as a Representative of the people in Washington DC to become part of the solution, to remove and repel the problem, aka radical liberal progressive Obama and his Obamacrats in Congress.

  • nibblesyble

    Go Joe!

  • CentralFlaGirl

    truly this is a great victory!! Go Joe!!!

  • Joe the Plummer joining Joe Walsh, Allen West, Michele Bachmann, Steve King, I like the thought of that.

  • Go, Joe!

  • wodiej

    Likely does not mean certainty. They said the Walker recall was too close to call and Walker won with a wide margin. I give Joe good odds. The more people like this we can get into the House and Senate the better.

  • BarbaCat

    How very awesome!

  • virginiagentleman1

    It seems to me that congress is very much in need of Joe the plumber, with all of the sewage they continually spew and the crap bills they author. Just sayin’.

    Good luck and Godspeed, Joe!

  • maynardb50

    If I had a lot of money, I would have a chrome plated pipe wrench made and send it to him!

  • dk_in_tn

    I am pulling for Joe. We need all the GOP congressmen we can get.

  • aZjimbo

    Go Joe Go!

  • Patriot49

    YEAH for Joe !!! What a WONDERFUL change of pace to have Joe (and all other hard working REAL AMERICANS who HONOR the Constitution and rule of law in America) who have been challening the ‘superior’ snobs of the left. JOE – I am SO PROUD of you. Wish I could have met you 20-30 years ago. I would be PROUDLY standing beside you now, telling the TRUTH and hoping to have a voice in the future of America.

  • scrubjay

    Why are you linking to a 4 month old story?

  • God Bless and good luck to Joe the plumber. I hope he wins the election.

  • gumOnShoe

    It used to be Republicans used to have the balls to actually elect intelligent people who could forward their own arguments. Instead, you’re electing these “less-than-average” joes to lead your party and they basically just cave to bribes and ruin the country. What ever happened to a plausible conservative option? :/

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