In Republican state, Obama talks with worried American mom

U.S. President Barack Obama stands on stage after delivering remarks at University of Nebraska Omaha arena, in Omaha, NebraskaBy Roberta Rampton OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama visited a young family in their suburban Nebraska living room on Wednesday, the first stop on what the White House said will be a year-long tour to talk before he leaves office about fixing the country’s polarized politics. Obama spent about 40 minutes visiting with Lisa Martin, who sent him a letter last year she wrote at 4 a.m. when she was awake feeding her son Cooper. In the letter she described her “overwhelming sense of dread” about climate change.

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