“Republicans, alarmed by the prospect that Democrats could take back the White House and expand their majorities in the House and Senate, are starting to warn of the perils of one party controlling Washington,” writes the San Francisco Chronicle.

Although the Republican party themselves held the full reigns of power for much of the past eight years, “they believe they can convince voters that total Democratic control would be worse, leading to higher taxes and an expansion of government.”

“Republicans have been e-mailing a Wall Street Journal editorial from last week warning that Democrats are on the cusp of an election sweep that could give them the White House, a filibuster-proof Senate and their biggest majority in Congress since 1965. The editorial cautioned that a “liberal supermajority” could increase regulations on businesses, give more power to unions and steer the country toward a government-run health care system.”

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