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Joe Sestak


(Joe Sestak dropped out of the race on 12/2/19) Joe Sestak is the 25th Democrat to announce he’s running for president, choosing to launch his bid for the nation’s highest office hours before we launched this website, so sorry we don’t have any jokes or fun facts for him, we’re doing the best we can. Sestak served in the House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District from 2007 to 2011. Before getting to Capitol Hill, Sestak served in the Navy for 31 years, sailing his way to the rank of three-star admiral and a position as Director of Defense policy for Bill Clinton. Sestak graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and received his M.P.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard. Learn more about him below:

Top Priorities

Jobs and economy

Rebuild America’s infrastructure, support small businesses, invest in American manufacturing, develop sustainable industries to fight climate change with job training.

Health care

Restore the Affordable Care Act with a public option to expand access to health insurance. In favor of allowing lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada.

Climate change

Rejoin the Paris Agreement and impose a fee on carbon polluters.

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