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That it wants -- we spoke to Ohio's Joe The Plumber he's hoping to become Joseph the congressman this November.
Here is described what he plans -- bring to the table.
It's going to be a tough -- battle as you well know.
Going against congresswoman Marcy Kaptur it's it's slightly democratic district.
How are you -- offset that advantage.
The -- when offset -- to settle out have to pretend to be something I'm not I'm blue collar middle class.
Speak my mind and I believe people are looking forward to that kind of work being done -- so one that actually answer the question not be ambiguous.
Well joining me now the democratic.
Who Joe The Plumber will need -- November congresswoman Marcy Kaptur of Ohio says she's a member of the House Appropriations Committee House Budget Committee.
Thanks for being here and there congresswoman.
I think from sort of taken.
By -- Joe The Plumber said because you have always been a a certainly -- blue collar Democrat department put it that way investment and I sincerely interested in working men and women in the country.
How do you respond to Joe The Plumber on that issue.
Well you know I think he doesn't know where the district is sometimes he doesn't live in it.
And therefore I think perhaps.
There's a learning curve.
But our district is one that our priority has to be on jobs.
Our people work very hard -- they'd been given welcome tough knocks over the last year is as you know the.
Here's your opponent Dennis Kucinich.
-- and through his loss.
Listen if you will and I'd like everybody bigger and congressman Kucinich.
A right now.
Now I would I would like to be able to congratulate.
But I do have to say.
That she ran a campaign in the Cleveland media market.
There was utterly lacking in integrity.
With false statements.
Half truths misrepresentations.
Quite a charge.
How do you respond.
I think the voters -- get decision -- it was a spirited campaign on both sides.
And the voters spoke on on March 6 I think we have to move forward.
And I believe that congressman Kucinich has a great deal to contribute to the future to our country.
I think if we give it a little bit of time.
I think that.
The clouds will clear.
-- -- -- Is is blue collars he -- he -- you know he is the personification of many of the values.
That you are.
Hold -- you're you're.
You are of course are going to have the benefit of union support in this in this democratic district.
How you know how seriously.
Challenge does he represent.
How concerned are you about the about the race.
Well I think we have to be concerned about super -- -- because a lot of the smears that occurred in the race we just come through.
Came from money that was parachuted in for middle and then.
I Houston Texas from places in Colorado and Wisconsin so was outside many hundreds of thousands of dollars.
But you know what was interesting is that the people who.
Whose side that we have fought -- fought beside for years and years and years.
They came out they stayed with us they walked alongside us I want to thank them.
We're in the same struggle for jobs in this country for -- rising middle class and for retirement programs you can depend on.
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur gonna talk -- -- billionaire.
Thank you very.