Joseph Ambrose Sestak Jr. (born December 12, 1951) is an American politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He represented Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011. He was the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate in 2010.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 7th district
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Curt Weldon|
|Succeeded by||Pat Meehan|
Joseph Ambrose Sestak Jr.
December 12, 1951
Secane, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Education||United States Naval Academy (BS)|
Harvard University (MPA, PhD)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1974–2005|
|Commands||Director of Navy Operations Group|
|Awards|| Defense Distinguished Service Medal (3)|
Navy Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Legion of Merit (2)
Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
- "Joe Sestak, the 60th Democrat". The New York Times. 2010-08-18. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
- Quilantan, Bianca (June 23, 2019). "Former Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak announces presidential bid". POLITICO. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
- LeBlanc, Paul (December 1, 2019). "Joe Sestak ends long-shot 2020 Democratic presidential campaign". CNN. Retrieved December 1, 2019.