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The Uniforms They Wear: Kirk and Giannoulias

4:29 PM, Aug 30, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Today, Wesley Clark is campaigning for Alexi Giannoulias. Interestingly, though, it is Giannoulias’s opponent in the Illinois Senate race, Republican congressman Mark Kirk, who goes back a long way with the former Army general, Clark. 

Kirk has been a naval intelligence officer for over twenty years. A Kirk ally points out that more than a decade ago, Clark met Lieutenant Commander Kirk:

The Navy even gave Kirk a commendation medal for his efforts in operation Allied Force.

What was Alexi doing back then? He was wearing a Greek basketball uniform when he played for Panionios B.C.

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