Chelsea Manning Has Filed To Run For The US Senate In Maryland

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BuzzFeed—Andy Kropa / AP Chelsea Manning, the former US soldier who leaked over 700,000 military intelligence documents to WikiLeaks, has filed to run for Senate in Maryland. Manning declared in Federal Election Commission filings, dated Jan. 5, her statement of candidacy to run as a Democrat in the 2018 election. The filing, with the committee name written as "Chelsea Manning for U.S Senate," was hand-delivered on Jan. 11. The news of the filing was first reported by the Washington...

Chelsea Manning files for US Senate run in Maryland. Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who spent several years in prison for leaking classified information, has filed to run as a Democratic candidate for Senate in Maryland.