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Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio to be sworn in by former President Bill Clinton

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NEW YORK (PIX11) — Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio will be sworn into office by former President Bill Clinton.Clinton will attend the Jan. 1 ceremony with Hillary Rodham Clinton to swear de Blasio in as the 109th Mayor of New York City.

The Mayor-elect has worked for both, serving as Regional Director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during President Clinton’s administration.

He was also a campaign manager for Secretary Clinton’s 2000 U.S. Senate campaign.

“I was honored to serve in President Clinton’s Administration and on Secretary Clinton’s campaign for U.S. Senate, and I am honored again that they will both join our celebration for all of New York City,” said de Blasio in a statement.

Clinton will swear de Blasio in using a bible once owned by former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

The ceremony will be held on the steps of City Hall, will begin at noon and last for approximately an hour.

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