Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run

Manning, 30, has confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate.
0:25 | 01/15/18

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Eight months after being released from prison former soldier Chelsea Manning has launched a bid for the US senate. She posted a campaign video saying we need someone willing to fight. President Obama granted Manning clemency after she served part of a 35 year sentence for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. Known as Bradley Manning before coming out as transgender she just turned thirty the minimum age to be a senator she's running as a Democrat from Maryland.

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