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Transgender WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning to run in Maryland senate race

Transgender WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning to run in Maryland senate race
From CBC - January 13, 2018

Chelsea Manning will run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland.

The transgender former soldierwho 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 has served two terms and is an overwhelming favorite to win.

The 30-year-old Manning listed a North Bethesda address in her FEC filing. She is running as a Democrat.

Manning was convicted of leaking classified information and spent more than six years behind bars.

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