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 TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS 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 BlackburnGraham, Van Hollen introduce Turkey sanctions bill Lawmakers toast Greta Van Susteren's new show GOP senators say Erdoğan White House invitation should be revoked MORE (R-Tenn.) projected to won the retiring Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerTrump's GOP impeachment firewall holds strong George Conway hits Republicans for not saying Trump's name while criticizing policy Trump announces, endorses ambassador to Japan's Tennessee Senate bid MORE's seat, and Sen. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyWatchdog accuses pro-Kavanaugh group of sending illegal robotexts in 2018 Lobbying world Trump nominees meet fiercest opposition from Warren, Sanders, Gillibrand 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."