Nooses found hanging on grounds of MS state capitol

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The senator was further criticised when photos surfaced of her posing at the home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, with the caption "Mississippi history at its best".

President Trump plans to hold two rallies in MS on Monday in support of Hyde-Smith.

On 6 November, both Ms Hyde-Smith and Mr Espy received about 41% of the vote. Roger Wicker, as well as South Carolina Republican Sen.

Comparisons have been drawn to last year's Alabama Senate race, which saw Democrat Doug Jones narrowly flip the seat after sexual assault allegations surfaced against Republican Roy Moore.

Espy campaigned as someone who would be able to bridge the partisan divide in Washington.

The RNC has been paying close attention to the race and Hyde-Smith has launched a get out the vote effort.

Espy is African-American. "This is all going to be turnout".

"This is a campaign that goes to the colour line and it reached across the colour line, across the chasm of racial division, across the chasm of racial acrimony", Espy said. The question is: "will hers?"

"She stood up to the Democrat smear machine", Trump said.

"Cindy is so important, so respected".

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"There's an election tomorrow?" one student at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College said. "This election's about judges, jobs, borders, protecting opportunities for our children".

Hyde-Smith, as you may recall, said during her support of friend and supporter Colin Hutchinson, "I would fight a circle saw for him".

In a television ad, Espy's campaign urged voters to reject a candidate it argues would give MS a bad image.

"We want leaders who give honest apologies and can be humble enough to admit when they're wrong", read one, an apparent reference to Ms. Hyde-Smith's delay in offering an apology to those offended by her "public hanging" remark. "I always consider that a great compliment". "The Roy Moore case was exceptional and had all these continuing allegations of sexual impropriety". Cindy Hyde-Smith, which has become racially charged.

Thad Cochran retired due to health issues.

The voting comes after neither of the two won 50 percent of the votes during the 2018 midterm elections to take the spot in the U.S. Senate - Hyde-Smith gained 41.5 percent of the votes, while Espy had 40.6 percent of the votes.

Espy, a former Clinton administration secretary, hopes to pull off an upset in the deep Red State.

He says the matter is under investigation, and he did not immediately know what was on the signs.

Tupelo, Mississippi is the birthplace of Elvis, who was born there in 1935.

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