Joe Sestak
Joe Sestak
Former Member of Congress

Joe Sestak served two terms in Congress from Pennsylvania between 2007 and 2011.


Supports achieving universal health coverage through a public option that would co-exist with employer-sponsored and other private insurance, and that would act as a transition to a national healthcare system.


Supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants if they pay back taxes, pass criminal background checks, prove gainful employment, and pass a basic English language test. He believes America needs to “secure our borders with smart technology” while increasing visas for high skilled immigrants, improving due process for asylum seekers, ending family separation and inhumane detention conditions, and addressing the root causes of migration from the Northern Triangle countries.

Climate Change

Supports rejoining the Paris Agreement, eliminating subsidies for the fossil fuel industry, and implementing a fee for carbon polluters to address climate change.

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Sestak’s Healthcare Plan Aims to Expand Insurance for More Americans

Sestak voted for the Affordable Care Act in Congress and now has a plan to expand coverage for more Americans, lower overall costs, and improve access to mental health services.

Sestak Supports a Public Option for Health Insurance

Sestak supports a public option for health insurance and expanding care for veterans. He says, “To be productive and focused, the rugged individuals in our economy need health security so that our country can remain competitive and agile in the changing economy.”

Sestak Calls for Public Option, Immigration reform

“Sestak called for a public option for Americans seeking health care, a re-engagement with U.S. allies and comprehensive immigration reform.”

Sestak Touts Support for Immigration Reform

Sesak supports “comprehensive immigration reform” and believes America needs to “secure our borders with smart technology.” He also supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.