[Congressional Record Volume 159, Number 69 (Thursday, May 16, 2013)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E682]
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                          PERSONAL EXPLANATION


                            HON. JIM COOPER

                              of tennessee

                    in the house of representatives

                         Thursday, May 16, 2013

  Mr. COOPER. Mr. Speaker, I was unable to be present for rollcall 
votes #144, #145, and #146 on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. I was attending a 
funeral. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea'' on all three