FILE - In this Dec. 3, 1976 file photo, then newly elected members of the House of Representatives, Ike Skelton, D-Mo., left, and Bob Stump, D-Ariz., attended an orientation meeting on Capitol Hill in... more 
FILE - In this Dec. 3, 1976 file photo, then newly elected members of the House of Representatives, Ike Skelton, D-Mo., left, and Bob Stump, D-Ariz., attended an orientation meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Skelton, who built a reputation as a military expert and social conservative during 34 years representing western and central Missouri in the U.S. House, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 in Virginia. He was 81. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Harvey Georges, File
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