|Reps. Solomon Ortiz (D-Texas) and Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas) are leaning toward voting for the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), according to Democratic and Republicans lawmakers and aides who are scouring the House for the roughly 20 Democratic votes they believe they need for passage.|
Ortiz and Reyes could make their support known as early as next week, bringing the number of firm Democratic votes to six. Reps. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Norm Dicks (D-Wash.), William Jefferson (D-La.) and Jim MoranJim MoranGOP Rep. Comstock holds on to Virginia House seat 10 races Democrats must win to take the House House Dem: Congress needs 'courage' to call for its own pay raise MORE (D-Va.) have already publicly committed to supporting the controversial trade deal.