From ABC NEWS:
Democrats Aim for Super Majority in Congress as Economic Crisis Hits Home
Republicans Fight for Political Survival; North Carolina Could Change Fate of GOP
By ALEX GREEN and RICK KLEIN
Oct. 14, 2008
An increasingly hostile national climate for Republicans has shaken up Senate races across the nation, giving Democrats a plausible shot at achieving 60 seats -- a filibuster-proof majority that would embolden policy ambitions in Congress.
The shifting landscape -- driven in large part by economic unease -- leaves Democrats almost certain to dramatically expand their 51-49 majority in the Senate, according to independent analysts and political strategists in both parties..... MORE
This is the kind of stuff that scares me as a Libertarian. I am much happier when there is some form of control to prevent the Democratic and Republican agendas from being fully implemented. I dislike the fact that socialists have hijacked the Democratic party, so in this election I am voting for McCain. That's not the only reason, Governor Palin solidified my backing for Senator McCain.