Chelsea Manning 'files to run for Senate in Maryland'


11 show that Chelsea Manning has filed paperwork to run as a Democrat for Maryland Senate this year.

Informant and transgender extremist Chelsea Manning has documented to keep running for a U.S. Senate situate in Maryland, The Washington Post reports. Her lawyers at the ACLU said that Manning served more time behind bars than any other whistleblower in USA history, and under hard conditions.

She is running as a Democrat and will likely challenge two-term Senator Democrat Ben Cardin.

The primary election for the 2018 Maryland senate race will be held on June 26, 2018.

Wikileaks had published hundreds of thousands of documents that Miss Manning had downloaded from military computers - among them the Iraq and Afghan war logs, diplomatic cables and Guantanamo Bay files. Manning's sentence was controversially commuted by President Barack Obama in 2017 after Manning had served seven years of a 35-year sentence.

Manning has long maintained that she leaked the documents in order to spark public debate.

Manning continued, "And I struggled with that, but the intention was very much like, 'This is about improving the country".

She came out as transgendered shortly after her sentencing, but the military denied her request for hormone therapy treatment while behind bars.