Chelsea Manning To Run For U.S Senate

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Manuel A. Morillo

Chelsea E. Manning, a transgender woman and former Army Private and whistleblower who was convicted in 2013 for the spread of classified information on WikiLeaks is currently seeking to run for the U.S. Senate here in Maryland. Her campaign will compete directly with that of Maryland’s senior Senator Democrat Benjamin L. Cardin. This shocking and extremely sudden decision has left political officials in Maryland and across the U.S in shock. Not much of her candidacy is known besides the fact that she will be running as a Democrat who promotes progressive politics. Her case is strange and the fact that she can even run as a candidate for the Senate is even more strange because of her status as a once convicted felon. Let’s see what she does next…
Source(s):
https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/c/embed/96028c2c-f8c7-11e7-9af7-a50bc3300042
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/chelsea-manning-files-to-run-for-us-senate-in-maryland/2018/01/13/6439f0d0-f88c-11e7-beb6-c8d48830c54d_story.html?utm_term=.3975f8d0ddb7
https://www.wsj.com/articles/chelsea-manning-confirms-u-s-senate-run-1515953264