DFL “Courage to Compromise Press Conference” By Michael McIntee | July 12, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Follow this author Click on Picture of Rep. Thissen To view video of "Courage To Compromise" News Conference Click on Picture of Rep. Thissen To view video of "Courage To Compromise" News ConferenceHouse DFLers join together with Minnesotans to call on Republican legislators to have the ‘courage to compromise.’ The Minnesotans highlight what is at stake in the current shutdown and budget battle, calling on Republicans to do what is best for them, not political parties. DFL Caucus Members call on six Republicans, represented by the 6 empty chairs, to listen to the overwhelming number of Minnesotans who support a millionaires paying their fair share as a part of the budget solution. Republican Senator Warren Limmer and others who filed a suit to prevent court ordered spending during the shutdown shows up after the DFL news conference to comment on the lawsuit. View videos of both news conferences Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.