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Posted: February 9, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.

Bill de Blasio, New York’s mayor, said remarks by Vice President Joe Biden likening LaGuardia Airport to “some Third World country” while touting more modern airports weren’t the vice president’s “finest moment” and called them “inappropriate.”

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