POSTED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 10:28am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Optimism over avoiding the Fiscal Cliff is dwindling on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers admit they've made no "real" progress in two weeks.
Now President Obama is taking his pitch for tax increases and spending cuts on the road.
If lawmakers won't listen, President Obama is hoping the public will.
He's hoping to rally voters to pressure lawmakers to take action.