President Obama will campaign with Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) later this month, the candidate the White House publicly opposed during the Democratic primary earlier this year.
Sestak, who's locked in a tough Senate race with former Rep. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), will appear with the president in Philadelphia on Sept. 20.
The White House backed Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) in the Democratic primary. Obama campaigned and raised money for Specter in his race against Sestak.
Earlier this summer, Sestak hedged on whether he wanted a campaign visit from Obama ahead of November, telling reporters that he would welcome campaign help from first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaObama to travel to South Pacific island to work on memoir: report Obama and Trump haven’t talked since inauguration For Democrats, no clear leader MORE.
—This post was updated at 10:12 a.m.