• WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in Maryland

    One year ago - By Chron

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    Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army private best known for leaking the largest batch of classified government documents in US history, filed papers this week to run for the US Senate in Maryland.
    She will challenge Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin in his party's primary later this year.
    President Barack Obama commuted Manning's sentence in January 2017.
    Chelsea Manning, the former US Army Intelligence analyst who leaked classified government documents to the radical transparency site WikiLeaks, has filed to run as a democrat for the US Senate in Maryland, The Washington...
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