After losing the House of Representatives but holding on to the Senate in the midterm elections yesterday, White House officials are carefully choosing their words and how they will frame the results.

The White House communications staff will stay silent, Politico reports, and President Obama will issue the first official comments at a 1p.m. ET press conference today. Meanwhile, the White House blog has not posted anything in reaction to the midterm results.

That doesn’t mean top officials from both parties haven’t already begun the spin game. A round up of commentary after the jump. Read more