Chelsea Manning will run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland.
The transgender former Army officer who was convicted of leaking classified documents filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.
The Washington Post reported Saturday that Manning will challenge Democrat Ben Cardin. He has served two terms and is an overwhelming favorite to win.
The 30-year-old Manning listed a North Bethesda address in *her FEC filing. She is running as a Democrat.
*BFH does not consider Manning to be a woman.