Now that the votes have been totaled and Republicans have secured a big win, taking control of the House of Representatives, leaders from both sides of the aisle have promised to put aside political differences to work together in a divided government.
With that goal in mind, President Obama will announce today his plan to invite Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to the White House to discuss areas where they can find common ground. The meeting of House and Senate leaders will occur after the president returns from his trip to Asia.
In an interview with "Good Morning America" after Tuesday's vote, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he realized that both sides need to work together.
"We all know that our majority is smaller than what it was, but I hope that the leader of the Republicans ... will understand that we have to work together," Reid said. "Just saying 'no' doesn't do the trick."
Putting aside partisanship is a goal that many politicians have tried to claim over the years. Our question to you today: Do you think Democrats and Republicans will actually be able to work together in the new Congress?