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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning files to run for US Senate seat in Maryland

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Chelsea Manning, the former US Army soldier who was jailed for passing thousands of government documents to WikiLeaks exposing American military abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan, has filed to run for the US Senate seat in Maryland.
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Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

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

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

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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 Post reported...
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Chelsea Manning Files For Senate Run In Maryland

Chelsea Manning Files For Senate Run In Maryland

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Federal Election Commission documents show Chelsea Manning has filed paperwork to run as a Democrat in Maryland.
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Chelsea Manning files to run for US Senate in Maryland

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Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army private who was convicted of passing sensitive government documents to Wikileaks, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, according to federal election filings. Manning, who did not immediately respond to a request for comment, would be challenging...
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Chelsea Manning files for U.S. Senate run

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Chelsea Manning, a transgender woman who was convicted in 2013 of leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks, has filed paperwork to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Manning, whose 35-year prison sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama during his final days in office, has remained an outspoken activist on intelligence and transgender-rights issues. Her case remains deeply controversial, particularly among conservatives, who criticized Obama's decision. Manning would be a primary challenger to Sen. Ben Cardin , who is currently the ranking member on the Senate...
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Chelsea Manning Files for Senate Run in Maryland

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Ms. Manning, a former Army private convicted of disclosing classified information, would face Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, in the primary race.
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Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking military documents, to run for Senate

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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.
Manning's filing was received January 11, according to Federal Election Commission records. Manning did not immediately return CNN's request for comment Saturday.
Manning is one of four Democratic candidates who have filed to run for Senate in Maryland. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, 74, has not yet announced he would seek a third term in the Senate. His campaign committee has nearly $2 million...
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Chelsea Manning Files Bid for US Senate

Chelsea Manning Files Bid for US Senate

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Chelsea Manning will run for the US Senate in Maryland, the AP reports. The transgender former Army officer who was convicted of leaking classified documents filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday. The Washington Post reported Saturday that Manning will challenge Democrat Ben Cardin. He...
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