West-central Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton is recovering from a fall he took in the hallway of a U.S. House office building. Skelton fell and struck his head as he wss returning to his office from a vote on the floor of the House. Skelton spokeswoman Lara Battles, who was with Skelton at the time, says the 72-year-old Democrat is “doing just fine,” though she doesn’t know what caused the fall. Skelton was treated by a physician at the scene but was taken to Bethesda Naval Medical Center in nearby Bethesda, Maryland, as a prescuation.
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