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And Sestak’s First Endorsement Is … Pat Toomey!

Ismaeel Delgado
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | May 28, 2009

Following the report that Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) intends to wage a primary challenge against Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.), here’s the statement from Pat Toomey, the conservative former Club for Growth president who pushed Specter from the Republican Party to begin with.

While Joe Sestak and I disagree on a host of issues, I commend him for being a principled liberal who stands up for his beliefs and values.  I have always believed that Pennsylvania voters — not party bosses in Washington — should have the final say over whom their nominees will be.

Nachama Soloveichik, Toomey’s communications director, was even more terse.

There would be no lack of substantive policy differences in a general election race between Pat Toomey and Joe Sestak, but Pennsylvanians would get the kind of refreshing campaign they deserve — honest and straightforward, without the distortions and mudslinging that characterize Arlen Specter’s tired old approach to politics.

Ismaeel Delgado | Ismaeel Delgado has been working for the Ministry of Information and Communications as a Technical Officer for the past five years. He is an Electronics and Communication Engineer with a Masters in Information and Communication Engineering. He is involved in the review, revision, redesign, and expansion of the required structure, legislation, laws, and technically relevant national planning and program for spectrum management based on ITU radio regulations as a technical officer in the Ministry of Information and Communications' Frequency Management Department.

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