WASHINGTON, DC ñ Today, Congressman Ted Poe was sworn in for a fifth term as the United States Representative for the Second Congressional District of Texas.  

ìI am deeply honored to have another opportunity to serve the 2nd District of Texas in Congress. During the 113th Congress, I will continue to be a strong advocate for the principles of limited government, job creation, fiscal responsibility, foreign aid reform, a protected border, energy independence and crime victimsí rights. I remain committed to ensuring that the voices of Texans are heard as Washington makes decisions that will impact all Southeast Texans.î

As a former prosecutor and judge in Houston, Texas, Congressman Poe will continue to serve on the House Judiciary Committee , as well as the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He will also continue to serve as Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Victimsí Rights Caucus and the bipartisan P.O.R.T.S Caucus, both of which he co-founded.

Congressman Poe has two congressional district offices: one in Kingwood and one that will open soon in Houston. For more information about Congressman Poe and the services provided by his office, please visit his website: http://poe.house.gov.