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Fetterman was admitted to a hospital in Washington ‘for observation’ after feeling dizzy.

Senator John Fetterman was admitted to a hospital in Washington, DC, earlier Wednesday after feeling lightheaded, according to his office in a statement.

While recovering from a stroke in May, the Pennsylvania Democrat was elected to the Senate in November. There was no evidence of a new stroke on Wednesday, according to his spokesperson, but he was scheduled to undergo additional tests during his hospital stay.

“Toward the end of today’s Senate Democratic retreat, Senator John Fetterman began to feel dizzy. He walked away and called his staff, who came to pick him up and drive him to The George Washington University Hospital. Initial tests did not reveal evidence of a new stroke, but doctors are conducting additional tests and John is staying overnight for observation, according to Fetterman’s communications director, Joe Calvello.

Fetterman checked himself into a hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a few days before the primary last year. Fetterman received the nomination while in the hospital, and the next day underwent a nearly three-hour surgery to implant a defibrillator. After a nine-day stay in the hospital, he was released.

Fetterman’s cardiologist later issued a statement explaining what caused his stroke and stating that the Democrat has both atrial fibrillation and cardiomyopathy.

Fetterman was “in good spirits and talking with his staff and family,” Calvello said Wednesday night.

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