President Obama capped off a three-day road trip with a visit to Austin, Texas, where he sat down for coffee with a letter writer, delivered a speech on the economy, and grabbed lunch at a local BBQ joint. Relive the President's day in Austin right here. (And, if you want to write the President yourself, you can always do that here.) In the morning, the President grabbed coffee with Kinsey Button, who wrote him a few months ago. Kinsey Button is a student at the University of Texas at Austin. She wrote the President talking about her family's struggles, after both of her parents lost their jobs. Kinsey said she's always been passionate about politics and engaging with this country's most important issues — but after the government shutdown last year, she wrote in her letter that she felt like Washington wasn't listening. She's inspired by POTUS efforts to fight for middle class families/wants to join the fight RT @tess46 : @PressSec what did she write about?” — Josh Earnest (@PressSec) July 10, 2014 read more

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A Day in the Life: Austin