Divisive race ends with Republican Hyde-Smith victory

Politics 11/28/18, 03:05

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made decried as racist.Hyde-Smith defeated Democrat Mike Espy, who was vying to become the state's ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 11/27/18, 05:48

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MUELLER ACCUSES MANAFORT OF BREAKING PLEA AGREEMENT BY LYING The extraordinary allegation could expose Trump's former campaign chairman to a lengthier prison sentence — and potentially more criminal charges. 2. MISSISSIPPI VOTERS TO CAST HISTORIC ...

Update: 7 nooses found outside Mississippi Capitol

U.S. 11/26/18, 17:47

The Latest on nooses found outside the Mississippi Capitol (all times local):4:15 p.m.A state spokesman says five additional nooses have been found hanging in trees outside the Mississippi Capitol, bringing the total to seven.The nooses and six handwritten signs referring to the state's history of lynchings and to a U.S. ...

Trump to rally for GOP’s Senate candidate in Mississippi

Politics 11/26/18, 00:20

President Donald Trump is heading to Mississippi for two rallies to try to keep a Senate seat in Republican hands. Trump will be campaigning Monday for GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is in a runoff Tuesday against Democrat Mike Espy. The former congressman was agriculture secretary under President Bill Clinton. Espy is ...

Mississippi senator banking on boost from Trump rallies

Politics 11/26/18, 00:11

The final chapter of the 2018 midterms is nearing a close in Mississippi, where the prevalent themes of President Donald Trump and race have combined for a much closer contest than anyone expected in one of the country's most deeply conservative states. Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, appointed to the seat in ...

Trump tweets support of Mississippi senator ahead of runoff

Politics 11/25/18, 14:44

President Donald Trump has tweeted support for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a day before he plans to campaign with the fellow Republican in Mississippi ahead of her runoff against a Democrat. Appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., answers a question during a televised Mississippi U.S. Senate debate with Democrat Mike Espy ...

Update: GOP senator hits challenger over lobbying work

Africa 11/16/18, 18:15

The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):5:10 p.m.As Mississippi's U.S. Senate race intensifies, Republicans are slamming Democrat Mike Espy's lobbying work for an African leader who was later charged with crimes against humanity.Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and a GOP campaign group launched ads ...

Update: Trump heads to Philly to promote trade, economy

U.S. 10/02/18, 12:36

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):12:20 p.m.President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)President Donald Trump is set to promote his new North American trade agreement and the nation's economic performance in Philadelphia on Tuesday, a day ...

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