Chelsea Manning Files for Senate Run in Maryland

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.

WASHINGTON — Chelsea Manning, the former Army private convicted of disclosing classified information, has filed to run for Senate in Maryland, according to federal election filings.Ms. Manning, who was found guilty of leaking more than 700,000 government files to WikiLeaks in 2013, would face Senator Benjamin L. Cardin in the Democratic primary race this year. Mr. Cardin is Maryland’s senior senator and the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.In 2012, the senator cruised to...