del Valle Denies Dropping Out
City Clerk Miguel del Valle held a news conference Monday to deny a published report that he was angling to pull out of the race for mayor.
In a column in Sunday’s Sun-Times, Michael Sneed wrote that del Valle “is negotiating for a top position with the Chicago Public Schools in exchange for his exit from the mayoral race.”
Del Valle suggested that an opponent had deliberately fed Sneed a false tip.
“Under no circumstances will I leave the race for mayor,” he said. “The rumor that is circulating is a political trick that is being used to negatively affect our campaign, and I will not permit such a rumor to circulate … I want to assure the public that we are in the race until the end, and that we are going to win this race.”
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