The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson on Friday endorsed the plan that the Citigroup partners have offered for the giant company to meet its Community Reinvestment Act obligations.

"As the new world leader in financial services, Citigroup, the product of the proposed merger between Travelers and Citibank, has a special obligation to make capital available to residents and businesses located in low and moderate-income neighborhoods," Mr. Jackson said in a statement released by the Rainbow/Push Coalition.

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