Mood is 'good' at White House midterm watch party: report

Mood is 'good' at White House midterm watch party: report
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The mood at the White House election watch party Tuesday night was "good," according to CNN.

As of around 9:00 p.m., CNN reported that sources said the mood was relatively positive. CNN also reported that President TrumpDonald John TrumpNASA exec leading moon mission quits weeks after appointment The Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Frustration boils over with Senate's 'legislative graveyard' MORE was not yet present at the watch party.

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Republicans were off to a good start in building on their Senate majority, with Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnOn The Money: Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump | Trump to offer B aid package for farmers | House votes to boost retirement savings | Study says new tariffs to double costs for consumers Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump Hillicon Valley: Google delays cutting off Huawei | GOP senators split over breaking up big tech | Report finds DNC lagging behind RNC on cybersecurity MORE (R-Tenn.) projected to won the retiring Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerJeff Daniels blasts 'cowardice' of Senate Republicans against Trump Corker: 'I just don't' see path to challenge Trump in 2020 Ex-GOP Sen. Corker: Trump primary would be 'good thing for our country' MORE's seat, and Sen. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyK Street giants scoop up coveted ex-lawmakers Obama honors 'American statesman' Richard Lugar Former GOP senator Richard Lugar dies at 87 MORE (Ind.) projected to lose in Indiana to Republican Mike Braun.

In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott was slightly ahead of Sen. Bob Nelson after 9 p.m.

Slightly before the CNN report went up, Democratic strategist James Carville said that there would be no blue wave coming to save Democrats.

"Hopefully the Democrats get the House back," he added. "I was a little more optimistic about Florida than it's turned out to be. I think we have nail-biting in a lot of places tonight."