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Pennsylvania Gov. John Fetterman is recovering from a stroke

PITTSBURG (KDKA) – Pennsylvania lieutenant John Fetterman is recovering from a stroke, his company announced Sunday.

Fetterman, who is running for the Democratic Senate, has not suffered “any cognitive impairment,” according to a release from his campaign. He went to the hospital on Friday after “feeling bad”.

“I had a stroke due to the fact that the heart clot was in A-fib rhythm for too long. Fortunately, Giselle noticed the symptoms and took me to the hospital in a few minutes. Amazing doctors here were able to quickly and completely remove the blood clot, reducing stroke, they also took control of my heart. It’s a good reminder to listen to your body and be aware of the signs, “said Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital.

Fetterman said he feels “much better” and on his way to “full recovery.”

“They’re keeping me here for observation, but I have to get out of here soon. The doctors have assured me that I can get back on track, but first I need to take a minute, get some rest and recover,” Fetterman said in a release.

Fetterman said his campaign in the U.S. Senate is not “slowing down.” Four Democrats are running for the Senate: Fetterman, U.S. Representative Connor Lamb, Malcolm Kenyatta MP and board member Alexandria Khalil.

“I just learned on television live that Lieutenant Governor Fetterman suffered a stroke. Haley and I keep John and his family in our prayers and wish him a full and speedy recovery,” Lamb tweeted.

Republican voters will sift through many names in the U.S. Senate, including Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick and Katie Barnett. On Sunday, Oz wished Fetterman a speedy recovery.

“I cared for patients with atrial fibrillation and witnessed the wonders of modern medicine in treating strokes, so I am grateful that you received help so quickly. My whole family is praying for your speedy recovery, ”Oz tweeted.

Governor Tom Wolfe also conveyed good wishes.

“I wish Lieutenant-Governor @FettermanLT good wishes for a speedy recovery. Francis and I are praying for you, Giselle, Grace, Carl and August.”

The primary elections will take place on Tuesday.

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