In line with the priorities that Democrats in Congress have set, the 31 Democratic state attorney generals are most likely to shift their focus away from abuses on Wall Street to populist concerns of consumer protection, health and safety, reports.

During Eliot Spitzer’s tenure as New York’s attorney general from 1998 to 2006, other state attorney generals followed his lead to focus on financial abuses at mutual fund companies and other investment firms. But now, they are likely to concentrate on the issues of lower-income constituents, such as student loans and property insurance. Already, Spitzer’s successor, Andrew Cuomo, has proven this to be the case—notable since New York is a state where the financial sector is one of the biggest industries.

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