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Chelsea Manning files to run as Democrat for US Senate in Maryland

Chelsea Manning files to run as Democrat for US Senate in MarylandManning is a writer and activist, and has written for the Guardian. Chelsea Manning, the former US army private who was imprisoned for passing information to WikiLeaks, has filed to run for a seat in the US Senate. A federal election filing, made on Thursday, confirmed Manning’s intention to run in the November elections as a Democrat.



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Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run

Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate runNORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate.



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Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in MarylandNORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning intends to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison.



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Whistleblower Manning seeks US Senate seat

Whistleblower Manning seeks US Senate seatWhistleblower Chelsea Manning, jailed for leaking classified information, is seeking election in the US state of Maryland, a document seen on Saturday says. The Federal Election Commission document, filed Thursday, lists Chelsea Elizabeth Manning of North Bethesda, Maryland, as a Democratic candidate for the United States senate. Manning, now 30, was an army intelligence analyst sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for leaking more than 700,000 classified documents related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.



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Pardoned and praised by Trump, Joe Arpaio announces Senate run

Pardoned and praised by Trump, Joe Arpaio announces Senate runThe controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced a Senate run. Take a look at how Donald Trump praised him on the campaign trail.



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Top GOP Prospect Kevin Cramer Decides Against Senate Run In North Dakota

Top GOP Prospect Kevin Cramer Decides Against Senate Run In North DakotaWASHINGTON ― Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota announced Thursday he will not run for Senate in the state, but instead will seek re-election to the House.



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Joe Arpaio, pardoned racial profiler, to run for Arizona Senate seat

Joe Arpaio, pardoned racial profiler, to run for Arizona Senate seatJoe Arpaio likely to face a crowded Republican field to succeed Trump critic Senator Jeff Flake. Controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio announced on Tuesday that he would run for the United States Senate in Arizona.



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Top Takeaways From Senate Interview Of Man Whose Firm Probed Trump’s Russia Ties

Top Takeaways From Senate Interview Of Man Whose Firm Probed Trump’s Russia TiesWASHINGTON — On Tuesday, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee unilaterally released the transcript of that committee’s interview with a co-founder of Fusion GPS, the research firm that hired former British spy Christopher Steele to investigate ties between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign.



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Report: McConnell eyeing 'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance for Ohio Senate race

Report: McConnell eyeing 'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance for Ohio Senate raceSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly eyeing "Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance for a Senate run in Ohio.



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Tina Smith Sworn In As Al Franken's Replacement In U.S. Senate

Tina Smith Sworn In As Al Franken's Replacement In U.S. SenateDemocrat Tina Smith was sworn in as a U.S. senator for Minnesota on Wednesday, replacing Al Franken, who officially resigned on Tuesday.



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