Morning Wine Cellar 9/25/18 – Rape Culture And Red State Democrats

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A 13-year-old girl who reported being sexually assaulted and left in a ditch at K-Days “ought to have known” she was putting herself at risk when she drank with a stranger she met that night, the company that produced the midway says in a statement of defence.

The statement from North American Midway Entertainment-Canada Co. came in response to a lawsuit from the victim, an Indigenous woman who CBC is referring to as Jessica to protect her identity.

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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) wasn’t having it when Rep. Mike Kelly (R-P.A.) tried to lecture her about discrimination on the House floor.

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Democratic Sens. Jon Tester of Montana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, and Claire McCaskill of Missouri have seen in a boost in support from the commercial banking sector as the 2018 midterms approach. They’ve collectively brought in more than $800,000 in donations this election cycle and, along with Republican Sen. Dean Heller from Nevada, are the top recipients of commercial banking money.