ANALYSIS: Both parties expect challenges throughout next four years

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | 4:02 p.m. CST; updated 8:49 p.m. CST, Wednesday, November 7, 2012

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's re-election, coupled with Republicans' continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated Americans who see big problems going unsolved.