Democrats in the Missouri House claim there is room to compromise between the positions held by the Holden Administration and Republican legislative leaders onmedical malpractice. Top House Democrat Rick Johnson of High Ridge understands Governor Bob Holden wants a narrow focus on medical malpractice while Republicans want a broad approach toward overall tort reform. He says there is room to wiggle. Johnson says Democrats in the House will try to work with Republicans to address what he calls a medical malpractice crisis.