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Whistleblower Manning seeks US Senate seat

Added: 15.01.2018 12:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Whistleblower 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.

Chelsea Manning Files For Senate Run In Maryland

Added: 13.01.2018 21:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Federal Election Commission documents show Chelsea Manning has filed paperwork to run as a Democrat in Maryland.

Former Trump appointee running for Congress in New Mexico

Added: 08.01.2018 19:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Trump appointee who resigned after a probe into a tribal loan program he oversaw is running for Congress in New Mexico. Documents filed with the U.S. Federal Election Commission show that Gavin Clarkson is seeking the Republican nomination for a seat that represents a district along the U.S.-Mexico border. ...]

New hope, new problem: Will the Federal Election Commission shut down?

Added: 20.12.2017 11:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Agency could lose quorum just as liberals, conservatives find sliver of common ground

Trump judicial nominee resigns after video shows him unable to answer basic law questions

Added: 18.12.2017 20:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

During the confirmation hearing, Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy pressed Peterson, a member of the Federal Election Commission who testified he had never tried a case, on his qualifications to the bench.

Lawyer who struggled at hearing to become judge goes viral

Added: 15.12.2017 15:39 | 9 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions. Millions have now watched video of Matthew Spencer Petersen struggling with questions Thursday from Sen. John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican. Petersen, who serves on the Federal Election Commission, ...]

Trump judicial nominee struggles to answer Senator's legal questions

Added: 15.12.2017 13:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Matthew Spencer Petersen, a commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, had a tough time when quizzed on matters of law and his legal experience by Senator John Kennedy.

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