Joe Sestak

York Daily Record: Letter to the Editor: Sestak a true leader

In this crucial election, Pennsylvanians have a clear choice: choose a senator whose policy is “give huge tax breaks to the wealthy and maybe they will hire a few people” or vote for a man of honor and patriotism whose commitment to the American middle class has been consistent.

TPM: Sestak Joins Pledge To Oppose Social Security Cuts

Senate candidate Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) is the latest to join the progressive petition opposing any cuts to Social Security.

Centre Daily: Choice is clear

We have always thought political candidates should be chosen by their accomplishments, not what they promise. For us, as retirees, there is only one choice for the Senate: Joe Sestak.

WFMZ: Sestak Speaks About Jobs, Outsourcing In Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Jobs were on Democrat Joe Sestak’s mind when he visited his campaign office in Allentown Friday.

The U.S. Senate nominee spoke out about the outsourcing of American jobs.

The Times Leader: Joe Sestak

At 4 years old, my daughter Alex received a devastating diagnosis: aggressive brain cancer. But together, my wife, daughter and I fought hard, and Alex beat this terrible illness. Thanks to high-quality health coverage I received as an officer in the Navy, we always had access to the best treatment.

But I will never forget during our time in the hospital, hearing the anguish of another family on the other side of the curtain – one that didn’t have access to health coverage. Their child faced a similar prognosis, and their options were severely limited.

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.

Centre Daily Times: Sestak supports education

Our five children are enrolled in the State College Area School District. We are fortunate that our public schools are above average. Elsewhere, however, education in the U.S. is deteriorating.

Reportedly, millions of Americans believe that the Earth is 6,000 years old. Changing lead into gold and the sun revolving around the Earth are similar ideas that were prevalent during the Dark Ages. Even a basic modern education reveals that these ideas are nonsense.

The Hellenic News of America: Joe Sestak Hosts Hispanic Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak hosted a town hall with members of the Hispanic community this afternoon, where he urged local residents and leaders to fight for a better future for their community by taking an active role in the upcoming election.

Coming the day before the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Admiral Sestak said that the diversity of our country remains one of its greatest strengths, particularly the conttributions made by the Hispanic community. Unfortunately, the Hispanic and other minority communities have been among the hardest hit by the recession.

Press and Journal: Sestak brings ‘blue collar’ theme to Mack plant

Rep. Joe Sestak, the Democratic candidate for Sen. Arlen Specter’s seat in Congress, portrays himself as a blue-collar guy, son of a steelworker from Delaware County, Navy veteran, someone who embraces the struggles of the working class.

He stood at a podium Wednesday, Sept. 8, outside Mack Trucks, Inc., Remanufacturing Center in Lower Swatara Twp., sleeves rolled up, tie off, surrounded by union workers at the plant as he campaigned for votes, insisting that Pennsylvania would be better off with him in the Senate instead of Pat Toomey, the Republican conservative and former congressman running against him.

The Delaware County Daily Times: Sestak pushes for clean-energy bill

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Rep. Joseph Sestak, D-7, of Edgmont, joined several local business owners and environmentalists at the Navy Yard Corporate Center in urging the U.S. Senate to pass the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009.

Also known as cap-and-trade — or Waxman-Markey after its authors, U.S. Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Edward Markey, D-Mass. — the bill aims to battle global warming by cutting carbon emissions by 83 percent by 2050.