Saturday, 13 January 2018 Chelsea Manning, the former US Army private who was convicted of leaking documents to Wikileaks, has filed paperwork to run for the US Senate in 2018.
According to the filing, Manning will run as a Democrat in Maryland. The Washington Post reports that Manning did not respond to a request for comment, but says that she will be challenging the state’s senior senator, Democrat Ben Cardin, who is up for reelection this year. In addition to Manning, Jerry Segal, Richard Vaughn, and Debbie Wilson have announced their intention to run for the seat. Maryland will hold its Democratic primary election on June 26th.
Manning was released from prison in May after President Barack Obama commuted her sentence last year. She was sentenced to more...
Chelsea Manning has filed to run for Senate in Maryland. In Federal Election Commission filings dated January 5, Manning declared her statement of candidacy to run as a Democrat in the 2018 election. Manning was convicted in 2013 for 35 years for the largest leak of classified documents in US...
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A year after former President Barack Obama commuted Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence, she has announced her bid for the U.S. Senate in her adopted state of Maryland. 30-year-old Manning filed to run.. Source: Wochit -
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