Cindy Hyde-Smith faces former Democratic congressman Mike Espy in a Senate race that has drawn attention to the state's history of racist violence.
Trump's defense of Hyde-Smith comes just as her father-in-law prepares to travel to MS and headline two separate rallies for the embattled Republican incumbent, who has lost funding and faced criticism for "public hanging" that's been widely considered racist.
Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below. He was tried and acquitted on 30 corruption charges, but the Mississippi Republican Party ran an ad this year that called Espy "too corrupt for the Clintons" and "too liberal for Mississippi". Which side feels better - and why?
Hyde-Smith, who eventually apologized, said she was only joking.
The last contest of the midterm election cycle, Tuesday's election will not affect the balance of power in the new-look Congress that sits in January.
"We can not afford to have voters become disgruntled because their candidate didn't make it out of a primary", Adams warns, "and if we don't win this race in MS, then it gives more fodder to the Democrats who nearly took out Ted Cruz, a man that we all know nationwide and was a national leader in the U.S. Senate".
"I think it'll be a very big day for Cindy, but don't take any chances", President Trump said at the MS rally.
Republicans tend to think Hyde-Smith didn't mean what she said and reject the idea that the comment had racial overtones.
In another video, Hyde-Smith also discussed making voting "just a little more difficult" for some university students.
Under the state's law, if no candidate wins over 50% of the votes, a runoff election must take place.
NASA scientists are freaking out over Mars rover landing
The suite of geophysical instruments on InSight sounds like a doctor's bag, giving Mars its first "checkup" since it formed. Due to a global dust storm, which only recently abated, dust has been redistributed over almost the entire surface of Mars.
Dianne Swennumson and her husband have supported Republicans in the past but say they're appalled by Mr. Trump's rhetoric and behavior. "Up until that point I thought well maybe - maybe I could at least be accepting".
After initially refusing to back down from her remarks, and as the national firestorm grew, she sought to limit the damage by offering a qualified apology during a recent debate to those who were offended, while accusing her opponents of twisting her words.
"I grew up here in Jim Crow era..." I don't know what's in your heart - but we all know what came out of your mouth.
As soon as the backlash hit Major League Baseball offered a non-explanation for the donation, saying - and I am not making this up - that it happened at a fundraiser.
"I'll be totally shocked if Espy wins", she added.
Arsenal forgot how to defend under Wenger - Emery
We have had an bad injury record with our defenders, and Emery has told us that we are still waiting for Monreal to return. First, our idea is to start with the Under-23s, but also, these two weeks training with us, I am looking at him.
Supreme Court on Friday to review lower court rulings blocking a policy barring certain transgender people from military service. The administration has since limited the policy to transgender individuals with a history of gender dysphoria.
Bush, Scott Jennings, told CNN Thursdaythe ideological shift on the court may have compelled Roberts to defend the courts. Never silent for long, Trump defended his comment, tweeting , "Sorry Justice Roberts".
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Heavy snows and strong winds moved through the region Sunday evening, causing unsafe travel conditions on a busy day on the roads. On Sunday, strong winds and snow created blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska and parts of Kansas, Iowa and Missouri.
Squeee, first photo from InSight! The thee-legged, one-armed InSight will operate from the same spot for the next two years. In its descent towards the martian surface, the probe first entered Mars' atmosphere, 80 miles above the surface.
It's not a direct discount like Target's deal, but if you shop at Kohl's frequently, it can really pay off. Walmart says it will have "thousands more deals" this year than it's had on Cyber Mondays in the past.
Those five plants now build cars that won't be sold in the US after 2019, so they could close or get different vehicles to build. That said, GM still has skin in the game. "They want to make sure they are out front".
Mickelson walked up the fairway knowing that if he made birdie and Woods made par the cash grab would be his. Woods humbly sat by, taking the good-natured trash talk he knew would be coming if he did not prevail.
Federal charges against Julian Assange to remain sealed
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Prince Harry and Meghan are moving to the burbs
The large home is reportedly set to undergo a big refurbishment to turn it from staff accommodation into a family residence. The Duke and US-born Duchess of Sussex will keep their country home in the Cotswolds while they reside in Windsor.
Klopp hits back at Aguirre’s comments on Mohamed Salah
The first half was a grim affair, Watford perhaps marginally the more threatening team, but neither side found any fluency. With the demands on set-pieces, you need your own set-pieces, you need to work on the specific quality of the opponent'.
How major U.S. stock indexes fared Wednesday
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M C Mary Kom and team come to the four
Europe will get 14 medals while the Americas and Oceania will pocket four and one medal respectively. Mary Kom entered the event with a remarkable tally of five gold medals and a silver to her credit.
Riots in Argentina after Boca Juniors bus is attacked
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France Hits 18 Saudis with Sanctions over Khashoggi Murder
Republican senator Rand Paul tweeted on Tuesday: 'I'm pretty sure this statement is Saudi Arabia First, not America First'. For its part, Saudi Arabia has said that 21 people are in custody, with death penalties sought against five men.