John Fetterman

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) walks through the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol prior to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address at a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol on February 07, 2023 in Washington, DC.

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Fetterman in 'Good Spirits' and Under Observation After 'Feeling Lightheaded'

A spokesperson for the U.S. Senator said he was in "good spiris" and that "initial tests did not show evidence of a new stroke."

Freshman U.S. Senator John Fetterman was under medical observation overnight Wednesday and into Thursday after saying he felt "lightheaded," according to his staff.

Fetterman's communications director, Joe Calvello, said in a statement Wednesday night that the Democratic senator from Pennsylvania—who suffered a stroke in May of 2021—had been brought to a local hospital where "initial tests did not show evidence of a new stroke."

Calvello said doctors were running tests and that Fetterman would remain overnight for "observation."

"He is in good spirits and talking with his staff and family," Calvello added. "We will provide more information when we have it."

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