Breaking news out of Indiana where ABC News is projecting that Republican Mike Braun will defeat incumbent Dem Joe Donnelly, giving the GOP the first Senate pickup of the night:
.@ABC News can project that IN Sen. Joe Donnelly has lost to Republican challenger Mike Braun
First GOP pick-up in the Senate of the night
— Johnny Verhovek (@JTHVerhovek) November 7, 2018
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) November 7, 2018
Joe Donnelly (D) has lost to challenger Mike Braun (R) in IN-SEN. First Republican pickup of the night in the Senate, and one that a lot of forecasters had as Lean D.
All my contacts inside the IN GOP & Braun campaign insisted he was going to pummel Donnelly. They were right.
— Jeff B. (@EsotericCD) November 7, 2018
Update: NBC News confirms:
— Lauren Peikoff (@laurenpeikoff) November 7, 2018