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Giannoulias Calls for Cuts in Defense Spending

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(AP/file)

U.S. Senate candidate and Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias says government needs to rein in non-essential defense spending

The Democrat says investment in education is the way to a more secure economy and country

GIANNOULIAS: We can still have the best security in the world without wasting money and breaking our budgets.

Giannoulias yesterday laid out four economic steps he said would help narrow the national debt.

The campaign of Republican candidate Congressman Mark Kirk countered with a statement that bashed Giannoulias’ fiscal responsibility.

Others in the race include Green Party candidate LeAlan Jones and the Libertarian Party’s Mike Labno.

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