Quotes of the Day

President Barack Obama points during a speech at Carmichael Auditorium at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Tuesday, April 24, 2012.
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012

Open quoteWe didn't come from wealthy families. When we graduated from college and law school, we had a mountain of debt. When we married, we got poor together. Close quote

  • telling students at the University of North Carolina that he and first lady Michelle Obama had "been in your shoes" and didn't pay off their student loans until eight years ago.
Photo: Shawn Rocco / Raleigh News & Observer / MCT / Getty Images | Source: Associated Press