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Democratic Sen. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania remains in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to an update from his office.
Fetterman, 53, suffered a stroke in May. He went on to win the election to the Senate in November.
He was evaluated last week by Dr. Brian Monahan, the attending physician of Congress and checked himself in to be treated for symptoms of clinical depression, according to CBS.
Fetterman has suffered from depression “off and on” throughout his life, according to Adam Jentleson, the senator’s chief of staff, noting it had become more frequent.
“We don’t have a lot to update folks with since there’s no real news to report except that John is doing well, working with the wonderful doctors, and remains on a path to recovery,” Joe Calvello, a representative of Fetterman’s office, said in a statement, according to The Washington Post.
“He is visiting with staff and family daily, and his staff are keeping him updated on Senate business and news,” he said.
“We understand the intense interest in John’s status and especially appreciate the flood of well-wishes,” Calvello said.
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