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