08/09/2010 // Dallas, Texas, US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
Dallas, Texas – President Barack Obama spent a brief time in Dallas while making his rounds at fund-raiser events in Texas on Monday. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, Obama served as guest of honor at the home of Russell and Dorothy Budd in Highland Park while raising money for Democratic campaigns.
As noted in the report, Obama landed in Dallas shortly before 4:00 in the afternoon and left by 6:00 p.m. The president made a stop in Austin prior to his Dallas visit.
Jose Gomez, a senior majoring in petroleum engineering at the University of Texas in Austin is quoted in the report as stating of lining up at 4:30 a.m. to hear Obama speak, “This is something that we will never get to experience again. Waiting a few hours is nothing.”
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