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Comment about ‘public hanging' spells trouble for Mississippi senator

6 monthes ago   |   By RT

Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is facing a runoff Senate election against an African-American Democrat, has found herself in hot water after joking that she would sit in “the front row” at a public hanging.
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WATCH: Mississippi senator under fire over 'public hanging' comment

6 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

In a video Cindy Hyde-Smith said before a cheering crowd, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."
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Mississippi senator under fire over 'public hanging' comment

6 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is facing criticism from her opponent and from civil rights groups over a comment she made about "a public hanging" before Election Day.
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GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, facing African-American opponent Mike Espy on Nov. 27, was caught on tape saying about a supporter, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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