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 TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' 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 BlackburnThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: DC's Bowser says protesters and nation were 'assaulted' in front of Lafayette Square last month; Brazil's Bolsonaro, noted virus skeptic, tests positive for COVID-19 How conservative conspiracy theories are deepening America's political divide Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers to address alarming spike in coronavirus cases MORE (R-Tenn.) projected to won the retiring Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerCheney clashes with Trump Sessions-Tuberville Senate runoff heats up in Alabama GOP lawmakers stick to Trump amid new criticism MORE's seat, and Sen. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyEx-Sen. Joe Donnelly endorses Biden Lobbying world 70 former senators propose bipartisan caucus for incumbents 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."