Distant Daley Relative To Be Emanuel’s Chief Of Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has appointed local government veteran and distant Daley family relative Theresa Mintle as his chief of staff.

Mintle, 46, has been chief of staff to Chicago Transit Authority Board Chairman Terry Peterson for the last four years.

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She will oversee day-to-day operations for the new mayor.

Mintle is a graduate of the University of Illinois, and has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin, Crain’s Chicago Business reported.

She worked in City Hall in the Office of Intergovernmental Relations, under Mayor Richard M. Daley in his earlier years in office, Crain’s reported.

Mintle is also a distant relative of Mayor Daley’s. Her paternal grandmother was a cousin of Mayor Daley’s mother, Eleanor “Sis” Daley, according to Crain’s.


    And the wheel goes around,and around,and around.A shining example of change you can believe in.NOT!!!!!!!!

    • Pothead

      LET THE GAMES BEGIN !!!!!!

  • JJ

    Chicago corrupt politics at work!

  • tom Sharp

    What is more “distant:” this guy’s qualifications or his relationship to the Daley family?

  • john

    Again, the Democratic machine alive and corrupt.
    This Mayor will make Todd Stroger look silky clean.

  • to the maxx

    Mayor Daley might as well NOT retire. He will always have a hand in running this city, HIS city. This is Daley’s town.

  • Jimbo2000

    The Daley’s just won’t go away!

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