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

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    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 Post reported...
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  • Chelsea Manning Is Running for Senate in Maryland

    Chelsea Manning Is Running for Senate in Maryland

    One year ago - By Fortune

    U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning has filed paperwork to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Maryland, where she may challenge Democratic incumbent Ben Cardin in a primary.
    The documents showing Manning's campaign filing were shared on Twitter today, and confirmed by the Washington Post .
    Per FEC filings, xychelsea is running against Ben Cardin for Maryland Senate this year. pic.twitter.com/8Gw7vtVtc2
    - David Pontious January 13, 2018
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    Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst, was convicted in 2013 of leaking a vast trove of Army...
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