Sestak received $1000 in lobbying funds from Planned Parenthood in 2008.
Supported by Council for a Livable World
The Council for a Livable World, founded in 1962 by long-time socialist activist and alleged Soviet agent, Leo Szilard, is a non-profit advocacy organization that seeks to "reduce the danger of nuclear weapons and increase national security", primarily through supporting progressive, congressional candidates who support their policies. The Council supported Joe Sestak in his successful 2008 House of Representatives run as candidate for Pennsylvania. The Council is also supporting Joe Sestak in his 2010 election campaign. He has also been previously supported by the Council.
Supported Lifting the Gaza Blockade
On Jan. 27, 2010, U.S. Representatives Keith Ellison and Jim McDermott led 52 other members of Congress in signing a letter addressed to President Barack Obama, calling for him to use diplomatic pressure to resolve the blockade affecting Gaza. Joe Sestak was one of the signatories of the letter.  The entire letter together with a complete list of signatories can be read by clicking here.
- Schrader's website with the House of Representatives
- Sestak's campaign website for the Senate race, 2010