Five Days Left To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Five Days Left To Avoid Fiscal Cliff
The U.S. Capitol in Washington is seen at dawn, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Leading lawmakers have expressed pessimism that a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" is close, despite increasing anxiety about a Dec. 31 deadline to stop the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts and separate across-the-board spending cuts that are the result of Washington's failure to complete a deficit-reduction (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Obama and members of Congress are back in Washington today with just five days left to hammer out a deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” ABC's Scott Goldberg has the latest.