"Well, I was on the phone today and we are all very excited about what we can do in Congress now," he replied.
I asked the question a third time.
Clearly peeved, but still able to employ that smile, Cox said, "I'm just telling you what my intentions are right now."
Several feet away, four men in suits huddled at a big-screen television and watched ABC News repeat its declaration that Republicans would control the House, Senate and the Presidency. One turned to the others and said triumphantly, "The Democrats are out. Now we're finally going to get an honest government."