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Heidi Heitkamp's campaign mistakenly named them as abuse survivors

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The women incorrectly identified as survivors of "domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape" in an open letter from Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's re-election campaign to her Republican opponent Rep. Kevin Cramer are "beyond furious," "confused" and "upset."

And now, days after the ad ran, they want answers.

"A lot of women's privacy was just thrown out there for the world to see," said Keeley Beck, a 24-year old from Bismarck, North Dakota who said she never gave consent to be included in the ad. "You don't really know what situation people are in, so that could have caused a lot of damage to a lot of people."