The findings come a day after President Obama and Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerFormer House leader Bob Michel, a person and politician for the ages Former House GOP leader Bob Michel dies at 93 Keystone pipeline builder signs lobbyist MORE (R-Ohio) — the two key figures in cliff discussions — met at the White House, and on the same day staff-level talks between the two offices continued.
Obama has been pushing for $1.6 trillion in revenue, and said a rate increase for the wealthy has to be part of any deal. Republicans have also said that the administration is not offering enough spending cuts in their proposals.
The Gallup survey found that around seven in 10 Democrats are calling for compromise, around the same as last week.
Six in 10 also believe that a cliff solution will be reached before the start of 2013.