By Justin Sink
"I'm the outsider who's willing to step on some toes," Perry says. "I want to force Congress to balance the budget and if they don't, I say we cut their pay in half, send them home."
The ad is Perry's fourth in Iowa, where the Texas governor hopes his war chest - built up during initial interest in his candidacy - can help him to recover from a series of stumbles in Republican presidential debates.
Perry has also been aggressively conducting media interviews in the past week as he attempts to slow his free-fall in the polls and recover some of his early traction in the GOP race.