Much like you can't end a war with discussion from only one side, the divide in Congress will have to be resolved by both sides. Democrats and Republicans are both saying that America needs bipartisan cooperation. What I have read between the lines is that each side is saying, "Shut up and enact our agenda. I see four more years of gridlock, with the government not getting many major initiatives through the system.
If it were not for the automatically increasing budgets, I'd almost call it a victory of Libertarians.