Chelsea Manning To Run For U.S. Senate In Maryland

The whistleblower was released from prison last year.

Chelsea Manning, the former Army private convicted of sharing classified government documents with Wikileaks, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland.Manning, 30, plans to run as a Democrat, according to federal election filings first reported by The Washington Post Saturday.The whistleblower and transgender activist was released from prison in May 2017 after serving seven years. President Barack Obama commuted her sentence in January 2017.During her time in prison, Manning became a ...