Vice President Joe Biden gives his impressions of the race to the pool reporter:
Pool asked the VP how he was feeling about the race in the final day of the campaign.
“I’m feeling good. I really am. But you know, as that old expression goes, it’s all over but the shouting. It feels good though. It feels good. You’ve been with me long enough to know that I’m always optimistic. But I really do feel good.
“The responses have been great,” he continued. And then, knocking on the wood counter, he added: “So so far, so good.”
Pool asked if he really felt there would be a blowout win as he predicted in an interview with Chris Matthews.
“I think we’re going to win and I think we’re going to win,” he began, before pausing and saying, “You know that old joke, I’ll take one vote majority. But I think we have a clear shot of doing well in the so-called firewall. I think we’ll win Ohio. I think we’ll win Wisconsin. I think we’ll win Iowa. I think we’ll win Nevada. I think we’ll win New Hampshire. I think Florida will be close but I think we have a real shot at winning. And this state, we’ve got a clear shot at winning.
“So you know – my grandfather would say, by the grace of God and the good will of the neighbors.”