Confirmed: Chelsea Manning Is Running For US Senate In Maryland

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Confirmed: Chelsea Manning Is Running For US Senate In Maryland:

Chelsea Manning confirmed Sunday that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary.

As The Anti Media reports, the 30-year-old Manning filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.

Manning, the transgender former Army private who was convicted of passing sensitive government documents to WikiLeaks, came out as transgender after being sentenced to 35 years in prison.

President Barack Obama granted Manning clemency last year after she had served seven years.

Manning is running as a Democrat and will challenge two-term Sen. Ben Cardin in the primary.

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Trump Slams “Ungrateful Traitor” Chelsea Manning Who Should “Never Have Been Released From Prison”

Trump Slams “Ungrateful Traitor” Chelsea Manning Who Should “Never Have Been Released From Prison”:

Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning, where in his first tweet he lashed out at Chelsea Manning, calling her an “ungrateful traitor” who should have never been released from prison.

“Ungrateful TRAITOR Chelsea Manning, who should never have been released from prison, is now calling President Obama a weak leader. Terrible!” he tweeted.

The reaction was prompted by Manning’s first column since former President Obama commuted her sentence for leaking classified documents, in which Manning said Obama had “few permanent accomplishments.”

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‘You’ve Been Lied All Time’: Chelsea Manning Issues Dire Warning About Iraq

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‘You’ve been lied all time’: Chelsea Manning issues dire warning about Iraq (RT, June 16, 2014):

As the White House weighs the possibility of taking military action in war-torn Iraq, WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning is warning that it’s imperative that the American media demands unfettered access to any operations overseas.

Manning, 26, issued that call for action in an editorial published in the New York Times this weekend authored from the jail cell in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas where she is currently serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking a trove of sensitive files to the anti-secrecy site. Before being arrested and charged with dozens of crimes related to the unauthorized disclosure of those documents, Manning was deployed outside of Baghdad and for months worked as an intelligence analyst for the United States Army.

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Top Censored Stories Corporate Media Won’t Dare Touch (RT Video)


YouTube Added: Nov 7, 2013

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Abby Martin speaks to the director of Project Censored, Mickey Huff, about the organization’s release of ‘Censored: 2014’ the annual publication of the top most censored stories in the corporate press, from the trial of Chelsea Manning to the Trans Pacific Partnership.