Walmart asked Republican Sen.
The Mississippi runoff features Hyde-Smith, who is white, against former congressman Mike Espy, an African American who said his opponent has "rejuvenated old stereotypes" about Mississippi.
The race became much closer than expected, drawing people to the polls for various reasons.
Espy kept to a theme he's emphasized repeatedly: He'd be a senator for all of Mississippi. Espy said during a speech on Monday night at a predominantly African American church. He needs white voters, as well. "All the mud-slinging. I don't like mud-slinging and both of them are doing that".
"I've known her for a period of time now as senator", Trump told reporters Monday afternoon.
Hyde-Smith hugged supporters at her precinct. "We will not let you in".
The runoff was rocked by the video, in which Hyde-Smith said of a supporter, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
Trump has campaigned heavily for her.
One Republican working on the runoff who requested anonymity to discuss private polling said the race has tightened recently, but expressed confidence Hyde-Smith would be elected. Facebook photos from 2014 also surfaced Hyde-Smith touring the home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, with a caption that said, "Mississippi history at its best!"
The sign above references Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, who apologized "to anyone offended" by her remarks about going to public lynchings.
The president said she has apologised and misspoke, adding that her comments were "taken a certain way but she certainly didn't mean it". "I wish we could be like Alabama who had enough with Roy Moore, you know". But they say the race has tightened - and after what happened in Alabama past year, they're on edge. Hold this gun.' It was a fun time. She also sent her daughter to a similar school. The comment stirred deep feelings in MS, where lynchings of black people were once commonplace.
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The View's Meghan McCain came out swinging against apparently racist Mississippi Republican Senate candidate Cindy Hyde Smith, saying she was a bad candidate and an embarrassment to the party. Sometimes, race is something that people don't want to discuss because it's so uncomfortable. "Maybe we just want to make it a little more hard".
Hyde-Smith, who was appointed in April to fill retired Republican Sen.
A civil rights group is challenging Mississippi's absentee voting procedures in a lawsuit filed on the eve of the U.S. Senate runoff election.
And they foreshadow the messaging dissonance that could mark the next two years of his presidency as he faces a divided Congress - a Republican-majority Senate and a Democrat-controlled House - after two years of across-the-board Republican power.
Should Republicans hold the seat, it will secure their 53-47 Senate majority. "We need someone who respects the live of lynch victims", one sign reads. About 38 percent of the state's residents are black.
And the tensions continued right up until Election Day with the discovery of seven nooses and six handwritten signs on Capitol grounds Monday morning.
For the past couple of days we've been talking about how Major League Baseball's PAC made a maximum donation to the campaign of U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith. She noted that the country's ex-president, Laurent Gbagbo, is being tried in the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. "I resigned the contract".
Pence joined Trump for the Biloxi rally, declaring Espy too liberal for the state of Mississippi.
Espy said he refused to accept offers of plea deals.