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** FILE ** Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, talks to plumber Joe Wurzelbacher in Holland, Ohio, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Republican congressional hopeful Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher says his advisory team is made up of hardworking, beer-drinking, Wal-Mart-shopping "average Joes" rather than the Washington establishment or tea party. (Associated Press)

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Republican congressional candidate Samuel Wurzelbacher, who's better known as Joe the Plumber, campaigns Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, in Rocky River, Ohio. Former presidential candidate Herman Cain joined Wurzelbacher on the campaign trail Friday. Wurzelbacher is facing Steve Kraus, a real estate agent from Sandusky, in the state's March 6 primary for the 9th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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GOP House hopeful Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, aka "Joe the Plumber," faces long odds in his race against 15-term Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur, seen here campaigning at a luncheon for retired autoworkers in Parma, Ohio, in January. (Associated Press)

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Joe Wurzelbacher walks to his truck with news media in tow Oct. 16 in Holland, Ohio. Better known as "Joe the Plumber," he remains in the news as the presidential campaign nears its final full week. Republicans now want to know whether personal data about him was illegally obtained. (Associated Press)