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Video: Perry Promises Overhaul of Federal Government

In Iowa today, Gov. Rick Perry promised he would bring an outsider's approach to Washington, D.C. The GOP presidential candidate promised he would "overhaul" the judicial and legislative branches of government.

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Gov. Rick Perry announced his plans to "uproot" and "overhaul" Washington, D.C. this morning in Iowa. If he is elected, the Republican presidential candidate promised he would reform the way federal government operates. That would include making Congress a part-time operation, cutting the salaries of its members, criminalizing insider trading by lawmakers, ending lifetime judiciary appointments, freezing all pending federal regulations and dismantling or restructuring federal agencies.

Watch the eight-minute speech below, courtesy of Politico.

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