WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from Maryland, according to Federal election filings seen on Saturday.
Former acting CIA Director Michael Morell resigned his non-resident Senior Fellow position at Harvard on Thursday in protest of convicted military leaker Chelsea Manning joining the Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.
A featured moment on Twitter’s “Moments” section described convicted military leaker Chelsea Manning as a “U.S. Army whistleblower” on Thursday.
Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who was imprisoned for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents, could be featured in an upcoming issue of flagship fashion magazine Vogue.
Private First Class Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison Wednesday after serving seven years for leaking U.S. secrets.