Perry Takes Aim at Congress, Courts

Updated 11:20 a.m. CST: Gov. Rick Perry laid out his "Uproot and Overhaul Washington" plan Tuesday morning in Bettendorf, Iowa. Perry wants to end lifetime appointments for the federal judiciary and advocates 18-year term limits for members of the U.S. Supreme Court.

"Too many federal judges rule with impunity from the bench, and those who legislate from the bench shouldn’t be entitled to a lifetime appointment to the judiciary,'' the governor said.

Perry is also calling for the re-privatization of airport security, which would take the process of passenger screening back to the pre-9/11 era. The ...

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