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Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith addresses "public hanging" comment

Voters in Mississippi are gearing up for Tuesday's Senate runoff election. Former Rep. Mike Espy, a Democrat, is up against Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith. The two faced off during a debate, during which Hyde-Smith publicly responded to her controversial comment on public hangings. Bobby Harrison, senior Capitol reporter for Mississippi Today, joined CBSN from Jackson to break down the high-stakes race.
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