Chelsea Manning: Ex-army leaker to run for US senate


Chelsea Manning, the former US intelligence analyst who was jailed for leaking classified documents, is seeking the Democratic Party nomination to run for the US senate in Maryland.

In 2013 Manning was sentenced to 35 years after being found guilty of 20 charges, including espionage.

But former US President Barack Obama commuted her sentence.

Udr 6fThe 30-year-old, who was born Bradley Manning, will challenge Democratic Senator Ben Cardin for the nomination.

The former US soldier moved to Maryland after being released from prison in…

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