Chelsea Manning has released the first campaign ad in her bid for a Maryland Senate seat.
The transgender activist and former soldier filed to run for Senate on Thursday, but confirmed the bid with a campaign ad she posted to Twitter on Sunday.
“We live in trying times. Times of fear, of suppression, hate,” Manning says as images of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and protesters clashing with police are shown.
“We don’t need more or better leaders, we need someone willing to fight,” she continues.
Read more at The Hill.