By Tony Russell

Childhood joke: What kind of keys can't open a door? Answer: Donkeys.

"Channel 16 continues its election night coverage. Results are pouring in now that the polls have closed around the country. We take you now to Washington, DC, where Channel 16's Scott Wamsley is live at Democratic headquarters. Scott, what's the mood there?"

"Erin, people have been gathered around the television, watching as results are announced from state after state. Excitement began to build early on, when it became apparent that Democrats were likely to lose the House, and champagne corks began popping once it became clear that Democratic losses are going to reach historic proportions. They may be able to lose the Senate as well, but right now several of those races are too close to call."

"Was this what people there were expecting, Scott?"

"It was, Erin. As one Democratic staffer told me, 'This is what we've been dedicated to for the past twenty-two months, but it's all just a dream until election night rolls around.'" ...

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