Cindy Hyde-Smith

Trent Lott Airport to reopen after runway work

The Trent Lott Airport will re-open for business on Wednesday. The airport Board of Commissioners, Jackson County Board of Supervisors and Jackson County Economic Development Foundation will be joined by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo for the…

Hyde-Smith among 19 Senators visiting border

Mississippi’s Junior Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is part of a delegation of nearly 20 Republican senators visiting the border today to discuss immigration issues. Hyde-Smith, along with Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn and others, traveled to…

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith gives Thanksgiving message

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith issued a message for the Thanksgiving holiday encouraging Mississippians to remain optimistic throughout the pandemic. Hyde-Smith asks the public to “recommit ourselves to giving thanks to God for the blessing we enjoy, even…

Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Mike Espy

WASHINGTON (AP) —Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has been reelected in Mississippi, winning her first full term. In a repeat of a 2018 special election, Hyde-Smith defeated Democrat Mike Espy as she tied herself closely to President Donald Trump. Hyde-Smith is…

Senate rematch as Hyde-Smith faces off against Espy

Democrat Mike Espy is trying to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi by labeling her “Confederate Cindy” and saying she’s out of touch with voters in a diverse state. If elected, he would be Mississippi’s…

Obama Endorses Espy in Mississippi; Trump Backs Hyde-Smith

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Democrat trying to unseat a Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi said Wednesday that he has received his “biggest endorsement yet,” from former President Barack Obama. “Mike Espy has a…

Hyde-Smith and Espy disagree on Supreme Court

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger Mike Espy are divided on the question of whether to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court before the November election. With the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, an…

AFRH receives rapid COVID-19 testing equipment

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith on Tuesday thanked the Defense Logistics Agency for granting her request to expedite the delivery of equipment necessary for rapid COVID-19 testing at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport. Hyde-Smith sought the machinery and supplies…

Cindy Hyde-Smith plans to officially file for six-year term

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith plans to seek a full six-year term as one of Mississippi’s two United States senators. Senator Hyde-Smith is officially filing for re-election at the Mississippi Republican Party Headquarters in Jackson. She was joined by fellow US Senator…