Citi Field Will Still Be Called That, Still

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Citigroup has reaffirmed its commitment to pay $400 million for the naming rights to the new Mets stadium, after today's Wall Street Journal suggested they were considering backing out. The company is being pressured by that pesky populist Dennis Kucinich, who doesn't think federal bailout money should be spent on a marketing gimmick. But Citi assures that the naming-rights money is totally different money than the bailout money, so it's not even a problem. [Bloomberg]

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