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TheDC Newsroom: Chelsea Manning Running For Senate Is Amazing (Because It’s Illegal) [VIDEO]

It’s Monday, January 22, 2018, and you’re back in The Daily Caller Newsroom.

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Chelsea Manning is stunning and brave and running for a U.S. Senate seat in Maryland.

There’s just one problem.

That’s kind of — how should we put this — totally illegal.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: OUT100 Newsmaker of the Year Chelsea Manning attends OUT Magazine #OUT100 Event presented by Lexus at the the Altman Building on November 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for OUT Magazine)

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 09: OUT100 Newsmaker of the Year Chelsea Manning attends OUT Magazine #OUT100 Event presented by Lexus at the the Altman Building on November 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for OUT Magazine)

Oh yeah, and big ups to the Democrats on shutting down the government! Wait… it’s practically over already? (RELATED: Dems Cave On Government Shutdown)

Oh. What did they get in return? NOTHING?!?!

Well this is awkward.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22 : Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) leaves a meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill, January 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers are continuing to seek a deal to end the government shutdown, now in day three. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 22 : Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) leaves a meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill, January 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers are continuing to seek a deal to end the government shutdown, now in day three. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)