Ike Skelton, a Missouri Democrat who became known during his 34 years in the U.S. House as one of the military’s most forceful advocates on Capitol Hill, died Monday at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va., He was 81. His son, …
Former Missouri Rep. Ike Skelton died Monday night. The 81-year-old Democrat served as the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee during part of his 34-year career in Congress. He died surrounded by his family at Virginia …
Ike Skelton, a former Democratic Representative and well-known defense expert, died on Monday. He was 81. For more than 30 years, Skelton represented western and central Missouri in the U.S. House. He died at Virginia Hospital …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. congressman Ike ... Skelton had not faced a tight election since 1976, but his conservative district voted heavily for Republican presidential candidate John McCain in 2008. Skelton came from a …
But then-chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), found enough of the right type of dollars to boost SSIA. It's now $275 a month and will rise Oct. 1 to $310, enough to effectively replace a quarter of the …
The Coalition for Fiscal and National Security is chaired by retired Adm ... Nunn's fellow Democrat in the coalition, Ike Skelton, the former House Armed Services Committee chairman, received more campaign contributions from the …
Biden called the ship a feat of engineering excellence. From left; Former Missouri Rep. Ike Skelton, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., her husband Mark Kelly, and Roxanna Green, obscured, the …
The death of "Don't ask, don't tell" is a big win for the LGBT rights community ... In his 2010 farewell speech, Rep. Ike Skelton, the outgoing chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, warned of what he perceived to be a "civil …
(Never mind that her opponent, Ike Skelton, was the architect of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.) In Congress, she’s distinguished herself mainly by comparing gay marriage to handing out drivers’ licenses to third-graders (she’s against it), and …
I was sorry to see the passing of Rep. Ike Skelton, a profoundly decent man who represented the Old School in Congress. He was well-read. He cared about professional military education. And once, when I was writing a profile of him for the …