‘Joe the Plumber’ to appear at Rohrer< campaign stops
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Rohrer will play host at a “Coffee with Sam” event Thursday morning near Latrobe.
Rohrer, a state representative from Berks County, will be at the Coffee Bean Cafe at 3804 Route 30 in Unity at 8 a.m.
Rohrer will be joined by Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher, who became famous after asking the 2008 Democratic nominee, Barack Obama, about his policies on an Ohio campaign stop. Wurzelbacher won election this month as a Republican committee member in Lucas County, Ohio.
Wurzelbacher also will join Rohrer Thursday on campaign stops at:
• Tiger Gym, 400 N. 2nd St., Apollo, at 10:30 a.m.;
• Dean’s Diner, 2175 Route 22, Blairsville, 4 p.m.; and
• Lower Burrell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 1601 Wildlife Lodge Road, Lower Burrell, 7 p.m.
Rohrer faces Attorney General Tom Corbett in the GOP primary next week.
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