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Nobodies Turned Political Stars

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Joe the Plumber

Joe the Plumber, aka Samuel Wurzelbacher, is the Ohio worker who rocketed to the center of the 2008 presidential campaign after John McCain decided to play up his encounter with candidate Barack Obama over taxes.

A poll at the height of the campaign found 84 percent of Americans knew that Joe the Plumber was campaigning for McCain.

Now he's running for Congress.



(AP Photo)



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