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Mark Kirk's Campaign Inflated His Military Record. Again.

WASHINGTON ? Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has a history of fudging his military record, and two months before the elections, it’s happened again. CNN reported Wednesday that Kirk’s campaign website erroneously stated that he is “a veteran of the Iraq War.” In reality, the senator stayed in the United States during the war as he served in the Navy Reserve. His campaign chalked it up to a staff error, saying that particular page on Kirk’s website was not meant to be public and that staff members were making edits to it.
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