KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton, a champion of the military who served 17 terms in the U.S. House before losing a re-election bid in 2010, has died. He was 81. Skelton died Monday at Virginia Hospital …
I have been lucky, these past fifteen years or so, in that a succession of bosses who had rank and authority over me decided, after an initial getting-to-know each other period, to leave me almost entirely to my own devices in the …
(AP) — A Missouri military academy and college that dates to 1880 and includes ... Wentworth's prominent alumni include the late Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton, Wal-Mart co-founder James "Bud" Walton, and zoologist Marlin …
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Since 1976, this area has been represented by the increasingly-liberal Democrat Ike Skelton. Skelton has rarely had a tough fight for his seat, and this has allowed him to slip into the routine of being a Washington insider. But this time, …
Editor's Note: In the final 100 days before Election Day, CNN has been profiling one race at random each day from among the nation's top 100 House races, which we've dubbed "The CNN 100." Read the full list here. Today's featured district …
Wentworth's prominent alumni include the late U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. co-founder James "Bud" Walton, and zoologist Marlin Perkins, who hosted "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" for more than two decades …
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Though he never served in the U.S. military, Ike Skelton became one of its strongest assets. The former Missouri congressman was being remembered Tuesday for a 34-year career in Congress that …
“Give ‘em hell” reads the red battle flag of the USS Harry S. Truman, a replica of which is draped on the wall of House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton’s Washington office. The flag hangs inches away from Mr. …
GetEQUAL yesterday announced a major protest of Rep. Ike Skelton to take place today, after the congressman's refusal to apologize for remarks in which he said repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" would harm families because it would force …
Now she’s locked in a surprisingly close campaign with longtime Dem Rep. Ike Skelton, who was an architect of DADT. That’s right: Even in the district with perhaps the most anti-gay Democrat in the House, the Republicans still managed …