U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) and her Republican challenger, Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher, argued their positions on various issues facing Ohio and the United States when they squared off Friday night in their first campaign debate.
The two candidates for Ohio's 9th Congressional District spoke in an hour-long televised event on WTVG-TV, Channel 13, co-sponsored by The Blade. The debate can be replayed online in two parts by clicking the links below.
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