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Senators who suffered strokes urge public to prioritize wellness: “You’ve got to look out for your health”
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Senators who suffered strokes urge public to prioritize wellness: “You’ve got to look out for your health”

Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman is scheduled to make his return to the campaign trail for the first time since suffering a stroke in May. His circumstance has sparked a conversation with other lawmakers who've also had strokes about the pressures of working in today's fiercely partisan and divided field. "We do have very stressful jobs," Sen. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland told CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane. "We're running in a million different directions."On May 15, Van Hollen announced that he suffered a "minor stroke" while delivering a speech.  "I felt lightheaded," he recalled. "I had a pain in my neck and my ears were popping." Doctors later found a tear in one of Van Hollen's veins in the back of hi...
Now back on trail, Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman admits his “life could have ended”
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Now back on trail, Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman admits his “life could have ended”

Democratic Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman takes photos with supporters following a rally at the Bayfront Convention Center on August 12, 2022 in Erie, Pennsylvania.  Nate Smallwood/Getty Images Erie, Penn. – John Fetterman, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania, returned to the campaign trail in-person Friday night for the first time since he suffered from a stroke days ahead of the primary three months ago.  "Three months ago my life could have ended. It's the truth," Fetterman said to the packed room in Erie. "But I'm so grateful to be here tonight with all of you."Fetterman, who currently is Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, has been carrying out h...