Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaks during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaks during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. Paul Sancya AP
Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaks during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. Paul Sancya AP

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