The newspaper included photos from the school's yearbook, including a group photo of the cheerleading squad, of which Hyde-Smith was a member. I am the candidate that wants to move MS into the future.
In the November 6 primary election, Hyde-Smith received 41.5 percent of the vote, while Espy received 40.6 percent and Republican Chris McDaniel received 16.5. She also supported a resolution as a state senator that praised a Confederate soldier's effort to "defend his homeland", and the Jackson Free Press reported Friday Hyde-Smith attended and graduated from a "segregation academy" set up so that white parents could avoid sending their children to an integrated school. President Donald Trump will travel to MS on Monday to attend two rallies for Hyde-Smith, and Mississippi's Republican establishment is trying to push her to victory.
Hyde-Smith recently told a crowd at a campaign event that she would be in the "front row" of a "public hanging", if invited.
Hyde-Smith says she wants more state and local control of public education, "while recognizing the role of the federal government to support educational achievement across the country".
President Donald Trump has reiterated his support for Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith who continues to face the fallout over racially charged comments she made earlier this month.
Hyde-Smith is the first woman to represent MS in Congress since a temporary Senate appointment in April.
Rob Manfred has not yet explained why the league's PAC has seen fit to give Hyde-Smith money in light of all of this, but given the anger and agitation I've seen about this just since I woke up this morning and saw the news, my sense is that he had better explain himself pretty damn quickly.
Cindy Hyde-Smith is once again under fire for a race-related issue, after the Jackson Free Press in MS reported Friday that she graduated from a high school segregation academy. He has to close the gap in a state where Trump received 58 percent in 2016 and that hasn't elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate since 1982.
The special election victor will serve the final two years of Cochran's term.
The last two years of the Senate term begun by the now-retired Thad Cochran hangs in the balance Tuesday as voters decide between Republican U.S. Sen. The measure, which was unearthed by CNN's KFile during a review of Hyde-Smith's legislative history, is the latest in a series of issues that have surfaced during her campaign, many of which have evoked Mississippi's dark history of racism and slavery.
Hyde-Smith said the "public hanging" comment was "an exaggerated expression of regard" for a fellow cattle rancher. During a televised debate, she apologized to "anyone that was offended by my comments" but also said the remark was used as a "weapon" against her.
Illinois Cox Littleton, 92, of Jackson, Miss., seated, went to the Hinds County Courthouse in Jackson on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, to cast an absentee ballot in a U.S. Senate runoff election.
Democrat Mike Espy responds to a statement from his opponent, appointed U.S. Sen. She and her campaign have refused to talk about the Confederate hat and have called the school issue a personal attack on her family meant to draw attention away from issues.