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" Stalking is a serious crime with serious consequences. "
" While I have supported marriage equality since my days as a state senator over a decade ago, I have since conducted an extensive legal analysis that has only emboldened my support as attorney general. "
" It is never too late to correct our mistakes. And if we do not, we risk repeating them. "
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" The Attorney General is the state's chief consumer advocate, fighting to protect the financial security of all Illinoisans. "
" I feel strongly that the state would not be well-served by having a governor and speaker of the House from the same family and have never planned to run for governor if that would be the case. With Speaker Madigan planning to continue in office, I will not run for governor. "
" Your mortgage shouldn't have been treated as a wager - it should be a way to provide a home and financial stability for you and your family. "
" It probably can take me anywhere I want to be, but I have to be honest, being attorney general is a great job. "
" Navient's actions have led to student borrowers needlessly carrying billions of dollars in debt, and the company must be held accountable. "
" There were absolutely circumstances where Sallie Mae was working hand-in-hand with for-profit schools and other schools in offering and putting students into risky expensive subprime loans. "
" Unlike public universities and private, not-for-profit colleges, for-profit schools are owned by revenue-seeking businesses often more intent on boosting their bottom line than educating their students. They use hard-sell tactics to recruit prospective students, and veterans have become particular targets. "
" I often say that paying off your debt is like dieting. There are no miracle cures; it takes discipline and hard work. "
" As I travel across Illinois and talk with people, and as others reach out to my office desperate for help, I am becoming convinced that, despite their rhetoric, many lenders have no interest in actually helping their customers. "
" I've repeatedly seen unscrupulous lenders use every con in the book to charm and lie to homeowners. Lenders actually paid brokers a premium to put people in higher-priced loans with toxic features, such as adjustable rates and prepayment penalties. "
" I've learned never to say never. "
" Demand to know the school's accreditation. Regional accreditation is preferable to national, particularly if you want to transfer credits. Check with the certifying association or potential employer in your field to ensure successful completion of the program will actually qualify you for that job. "
" For many, the loan modification process has been a giant sham. "
" Persons whose wagers depend upon how particular selected athletes perform in actual sporting events stand in no different stead than persons who wager on the outcome of any sporting event in which they are not participants. "
" The creation of a consumer agency, structured similarly to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, levels the playing field. It gives consumers a powerful advocate at the federal level. "
" Even if you can afford the price of college, you cannot afford a worthless degree. "
" The Attorney General must identify threats to Illinoisans' financial security and take action to protect people. "
" Navient/Sallie Mae treated student loan borrowers unfairly from start to finish. "
" The Department of Education's refusal to oversee and hold for-profit schools accountable is a government-made disaster, and American students and taxpayers should not have to pay for it. "
" Higher education is meant to provide economic opportunity to Americans - not provide unscrupulous companies the opportunity to syphon off billions in federal taxpayer dollars unfairly. "
" The party on Wall Street never ends - while the rest of us pick up their tab and suffer the hangover. "
" Do not enter into an agreement you cannot afford. Take precautions to avoid institutional loans with double-digit interest rates. "
" Being attorney general has truly allowed me to be a voice for justice for the people of Illinois and oftentimes the country - and I love it. "
" Foreclosure is nothing new. And it certainly will always be a fact of life for some. "
" My husband helps take care of our kids. "
" Most of our children have access to Internet-accessible technology, yet most of us are actually not paying much attention to what they're doing online. "
" If home ownership is the American dream, then foreclosure certainly is the American nightmare. It destroys more than credit. It destroys lives. And its effects are felt beyond the individual family that it devastates. It shakes our entire economy. "
" I enjoy a good fight, and always have, and really just said to myself, 'Look, at the end of my term, it'll be 16 years as attorney general, and I'm ready for new challenges. I'm ready to use my skills in a different way to continue to help people.' "