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By Laura Santhanam
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy were the final two candidates in a hard-fought special electionin 2018. Hyde-Smith defeated Espy in a November 2018 runoff.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal supporter of President Donald Trump after he stumped for her in a divisive Mississippi runoff shaped by her video-recorded remark about "public hanging."…
History will be made either way: Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, 59, would be the first woman ever elected to Congress from Mississippi, and Democrat Mike Espy, 64, would be the state's first African-American U.S. senator since Reconstruction.
As the year's final election approaches, Lisa Desjardins reports on the controversy surrounding Mississippi's Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith as she takes on Democrat Mike Espy. Then, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy…
By Jill Colvin, Jeff Amy, Associated Press
Hyde-Smith has found herself in a closer-than-expected runoff contest after she made comments about attending a public hanging.
Although Election Day is past, a Senate contest in Mississippi remains to be decided. The race has attracted national attention due to a controversial remark made by the Republican incumbent, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, in a social media video that went…
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy, a former congressman, debate Tuesday at 8 p.m. EST. Watch live in the player above.
The rebuke from Walmart came hours before Hyde-Smith was set to appear Tuesday night for her only debate against Democrat Mike Espy, a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary who is seeking to become the state's first African-American senator…
Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, was recorded on video praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Mississippi has a bitter history of…
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