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Thad Cochran

Correction: Senate-Mississippi story

In a story March 21 about a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi, The Associated Press erroneously reported the end date of a term started by Republican Thad Cochran. The term expires in January 2021, not January 2020.

A corrected version of the story is below:

US Senate appointee in Mississippi pledges to support Trump

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi has been appointed to succeed veteran U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who is resigning because of poor health

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS

Associated Press

Mississippi's Republican agriculture commissioner, who served on a farm advisory committee for President Donald Trump, was appointed Wednesday to...

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