- Democrats held on to a series of bellwether House races on Tuesday night, delaying a GOP victory party
- Several key Senate races in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and Arizona are coming down to the wire
- ‘Definitely not a Republican wave, that’s for darn sure,’ Lindsey Graham said during a TV interview
- Ted Cruz added: ‘It hasn’t been as big of a wave as I’d hoped it would be. We’ve had some close races go the other way so far’
- Republicans did pick up three House seats, needing a net gain of five to retake the House majority
- But Democrats held competitive House seats in Virginia, New Jersey and Rhode Island
- The big winner of the night was Ron DeSantis, who crushed Democrat rival Charlie Crist in Florida
- Democrats held onto Senate races in Colorado and New Hampshire, while J.D. Vance’s win kept Ohio red
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Top Republicans including Senators Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz admitted that the predicted ‘red wave’ had not materialized as Democrats were victorious in crucial House races and won a Senate seats in Nevada.
‘Definitely not a Republican wave, that’s for darn sure,’ GOP Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told NBC News just hours after the GOP started the night strong with Ron DeSantis’ landslide victory in the Florida Governor race.
And Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas said: ‘It hasn’t been as big of a wave as I’d hoped it would be. We’ve had some close races go the other way so far.’