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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, right, takes the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton, left, while de Blasio's wife, Chirlane McCray, center, holds the bible for her husband during his public inauguration ceremony at City Hall in New York. De Blasio's first 100 days as mayor of New York City were marked in nearly equal measures by accomplishing campaign goals and committing political blunders. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, right, takes the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton, left, while de Blasio's wife, Chirlane McCray, center, holds the bible for her husband during his public inauguration ceremony at City Hall in New York. De Blasio's first 100 days as mayor of New York City were marked in nearly equal measures by accomplishing campaign goals and committing political blunders. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

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