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Obama skips the line, dines at Franklin Barbecue

AUSTIN (KXAN) — After the president made his remarks at the Paramount Theatre Wednesday, he headed for Franklin Barbecue.

“I love the barbecue, which I will get right after this,” said President Obama. 152 more words


Full Speech: President Obama in Austin

President Obama delivered a speech on the economy on Thursday at the Paramount Theatre. Below is a full transcript of his remarks:

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Austin! 5,717 more words


Obama chides GOP for opposing his agenda

AUSTIN (AP) — President Barack Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, accusing them of doing little more than opposing his agenda in a campaign-style rally with less than four months remaining before midterm elections. 267 more words


President dines with UT student at Magnolia Cafe

AUSTIN (KXAN) — President Obama was in Austin for less than 24 hours, attended two fundraisers, gave a speech on the economy and made a surprise stop at Magnolia Cafe. 262 more words


Many savor chance to see President speak

AUSTIN (KXAN) — On stage, President Barack Obama spoke about the economy, the actions his administration has taken to help the middle class, and the challenges that lie ahead getting Americans out of the unemployment line and into new jobs. 352 more words


Obama's remarks at Wednesday fundraiser

Remarks by the President at DNC Event — Austin, TX

Private Residence
Austin, Texas

11:02 P.M. CDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Good to see you. 2,394 more words


Background information on president's upcoming speech

The following information is background from a White House official surrounding President Obama’s upcoming speech at the Paramount Theatre.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Six months after the President declared 2014 a Year of Action, the White House will release an updated Progress Report today detailing the more than 40 actions the President and his administration have taken since January to build real, lasting economic security for the middle class and expand opportunities in order for every hardworking American to get ahead. 324 more words