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Chelsea Manning to run for the Senate in Maryland
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The famous leaker Chelsea Manning attracted national coverage in the context of the announcement of the plans earlier this year to challenge longtime Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin from the left in the Democratic primaries.
But in spite of all the media attention and excitement, which was condemned by liberal activists, the former Army intelligence analyst formerly known as Bradley Manning-who is leaking classified information prior to the transition to a woman, and later, win a commutation from President Barack Obama-has struggled to make a significant mark on the race.
The Baltimore Sun, the largest newspaper in Maryland, reported last week that it is clear whether or not Manning is even the voice of choice more ads before Tuesday’s. The paper, said Manning’s campaign has not responded to requests for comment “for weeks.”
Manning’s campaign did not return a request for comment on Monday by Fox News.
According to Federal Election Commission records, Manning reported that the increase in donors, a paltry $76,355 of the campaign.
And on Twitter, Manning seems to be resigned to losing tweets in the last few weeks, “we can’t expect any change due to the upcoming elections – the primaries are rigged” and “voting won’t change anything.” (Manning, the Twitter description does not reference Senate campaign.)
we can’t expect any change due to the upcoming elections – the primaries are manipulated, the so – called “blue wave” is gonna be more like a blue ripple, or a blue drip device, dems vote like always, warmer, more friendly police-state – change through all the ballot
— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) may 23, 2018
But Manning’s fading campaign following an alarming episode in may, where she posted a couple of tweets hinting that the candidate thought about suicide, including a photo of your feet standing on the ledge of a tall building.
CHELSEA MANNING TO BE ‘SAFE’ ACCORDING TO THE TWEET THAT SPARKED THE CONCERN FOR THE SAFETY OF
“I’m sorry – I tried – I’m sorry I let you all down,” Manning wrote in one of the now deleted tweets. “I’m really not cut for this world – I have tried to adapt to this world out here, but I could.”
Shortly after the tweet, Manning’s Twitter handle reported that she was safe and on the phone with friends. “Thank you all for your interest and please, give her some space,” the tweet read.
Manning, then known as Bradley Manning, was arrested in 2010 and convicted in 2013 of leaking a trove of sensitive documents to WikiLeaks. Manning’s sentence was controversially commuted by Obama in 2017, according to Manning served a 35-year sentence was seven years.
Maryland democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, 74, was first elected to Congress in 1987, and is to be seen in a strategic position, not only to win the primary, but also the re-election.
Since the release from prison, Manning is known for provocative tweets and liberal political positions, often accompanied with a series of emojis and the hashtag #WeGotThis. Manning once out tweeted the message “f— the police” at law enforcement Appreciation Day, along with the hashtag #DisarmThePolice.
Manning has also requested that Immigration and Customs Enforcement referred to as “literally the new gestapo” and that the elimination of the Agency, which enforces immigration laws.
Cardin, 74, was first elected to Congress in 1987, and is to be seen in a strategic position, not only to win the primary, but also the re-election. To take the crowded democratic gubernatorial primary in Maryland GOP Gov. Larry Hogan considered how the competitiveness of the competition on Tuesday.
hey ?, the long-overdue break from twitter ?? celebrates Pride in my own way ???? #Proud #WeGotThis pic.twitter.com/61vmmEKlqx
— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) June 18, 2018
Other races are held across the country on Tuesday, including in New York, Colorado, Maryland, Oklahoma, Utah, Mississippi, and South Carolina.
Closely watched contests, among other things, the former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s GOP primary campaign for Senate from Utah, as well as in South Carolina, the gubernatorial runoff election between incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster and businessman John Warren, President of Trump stumping for McMaster Monday evening.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Lukas Mikelionis contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.