[Congressional Record Volume 154, Number 148 (Wednesday, September 17, 2008)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E1820]
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                          PERSONAL EXPLANATION


                              HON. TED POE

                                of texas

                    in the house of representatives

                     Wednesday, September 17, 2008

  Mr. POE. Madam Speaker, due to preparations for and recovery from 
Hurricane Ike, which impacted my district, I unfortunately missed the 
following votes on the House floor on Thursday, September 11th and 
Monday, September 15th.
  I ask that the Record reflect that had I been able to vote that day, 
I would have voted ``yes'' on rollcall Nos. 586, 587, 589, 590, and