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, …
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 …
Other senior government officials have expressed similar concerns. 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-military gap, 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 …
Skelton, 75, has represented west-central Missouri for 30 years, a district that includes Harry S. Truman's birthplace and two major military bases: Fort Leonard Wood and Whiteman Air Force Base. Skelton, tough but little-known nationally, …
Losing Lugar reminds me of the defeat a few years back of Rep. Ike Skelton of Missouri, the patron saint of professional military education. Second, it makes me wonder if the great Midwest is turning away from internationalism and back to …
Perhaps they should have considered the interests of their districts first, instead of their Speaker and President. Ike Skelton’s constituents in Missouri certainly feel that way, and see his support for cap-and-trade as a sign that 34 …
Hartzler will be entering her third term in the U.S. House after defeating longtime Democratic Congressman Ike Skelton in the 2010 election. She served previously in the Missouri House from 1995 to 2001 and, before that, was a teacher.
SKELTON, IV Former Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, 81, passed away Monday, October 28, 2013 at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA, surrounded by family and friends. Ike Skelton was born December 20, 1931 in Lexington, MO, …