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    Armed Services Advocate Ike Skelton Passes On

    As long-time Congressman Ike Skelton (D–MO) is laid to rest today, he leaves a legacy on Capitol Hill of bipartisan efforts on the House Armed Services Committee and continued commitment to America’s armed services. First elected in 1976 in western Missouri, Skelton served in the U.S. House for 34 years. … More

    Smarter Security, Not More Cash, Key for Travel Safety

    On New Year’s Eve, the House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) sent a letter to President Barack Obama reading in part: I understand that there were failures across the government and the international community that quite frankly, eight years after the attacks on 9-11, should not have happened. … More