• Sen. Heitkamp Apologizes After Misidentifying Victims of Abuse in Campaign Ad

    1 month ago - By Time

    BISMARCK, N.D. - Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent North Dakota newspaper ad aimed at her opponent.
    The Democrat, who is facing a tough race for re-election, said in a statement that she had recently learned that several of the women named in the ad either hadn't authorized it or are not survivors of abuse.
    “This was incompetent. It was wrong. It should have never happened,” Heitkamp told Rob Port, a conservative blogger and frequent Heitkamp critic on his radio talk show Tuesday. “It...
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  • Heidi Heitkamp Apologizes For Naming Abuse Victims In Political Attack Ad

    Heidi Heitkamp Apologizes For Naming Abuse Victims In Political Attack Ad

    1 month ago - By The Huffington Post

    Some women say they never authorized the North Dakota senator's re-election campaign to use their names in the ad.
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  • Heitkamp apologizes after ad mistakenly named women as sexual assault survivors

    1 month ago - By Politico

    North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday after her campaign erroneously included names of several women without their permission in an open letter from sexual assault survivors criticizing her Republican opponent, Rep. Kevin Cramer. Her campaign ran an open letter to Cramer in a local newspaper criticizing recent comments he made about the MeToo movement and sexual assault survivors. The ad was signed by more than 100 women. But a conservative blog on Tuesday posted Facebook comments from several women who said their names were included without their knowledge or permission, and...
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  • Democrat Heidi Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Naming Sexual Assault Survivors Without Their Permission

    1 month ago - By Newsweek

    The ad, which ran in local newspapers across the state on Sunday as an attack against GOP opponent Kevin Cramer, reportedly misidentified women who were victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and rape.
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  • Heidi Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Naming Victims of Sexual Assault Without Their Permission

    1 month ago - By Slate

    North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized on Tuesday after some alleged victims of domestic violence and sexual assault listed in a campaign ad said they had either not authorized the use of their names or were not survivors of abuse, according to the Associated Press .
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