In this Aug. 19, 2010 photo, U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, a Democrat from rural Missouri, talks to reporters during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Skelton is ... more 
In this Aug. 19, 2010 photo, U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, a Democrat from rural Missouri, talks to reporters during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Skelton is emphasizing his ties to the military in an effort to retain his congressional seat in the face of his most formidable opposition in more than a decade. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charlie Riedel
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 3:46 AM EDT