The Times Herald: Sestak meets with volunteers, speaks of Wall Street reform

NORRISTOWN — U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak joined Democratic campaign volunteers on a conference call Thursday evening to reaffirm his commitment to Wall Street reform.

The Democratic candidate for U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter’s seat spoke briefly with volunteers at dozens of watch parties and phone banks from the Pennsylvania Democratic party and the Organizing for America-Pennsylvania effort to elect Democratic candidates.

“I held Wall Street accountable by voting for Wall Street reform that will provide oversight for the out-of-control derivatives market, protect small businesses and consumers and help ensure that reckless Wall Street bankers can’t bring our financial system to the brink of collapse,” said Sestak.

“Congressman (Pat) Toomey, (R-15th Dist.) has spent his entire career fighting for Wall Street,” Sestak said, “and he opposed common sense Wall Street reform.”

Sestak and Toomey are in a tight race for the Senate seat since Sestak defeated Specter’s reelection bid in the May primary.

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