Bernie Sanders

8 years after leaking thousands of classified documents, Chelsea Manning is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland

8 years after leaking thousands of classified documents, Chelsea Manning is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland

When Chelsea Manning leaked hundreds of thousands of military and diplomatic documents to the anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks eight years ago, she said she hoped the decision would provoke a debate about U.S. foreign policy.

Now the 30-year-old transgender woman, running for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, says there is another urgent discussion voters must face: how a burgeoning military apparatus is gradually creeping into domestic life in places like Baltimore.

“Many of the weapons that we were using in Iraq and Afghanistan have found their way to our streets, and many people who are veterans and have military training are bringing this military...

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