Quinn’s budget director agrees to serve briefly as Illinois comptroller

The announcement comes a day after Quinn called back lawmakers for a special session on Jan. 8 to take up legislation setting a 2016 special election to replace Judy Baar Topinka for the long term.


Stephen Colbert signs off with finale that strikes the right note

“The Colbert Report” finale could have easily turned into a funeral. Instead, it was just plain fun. Stephen Colbert knew all too well that Colbert Nation has been mourning the impending loss of its fearless leader who was stepping down after nine years of blowing enough hot air to turn Antarctica into Aruba. 

Chicago Bears Week 15: Robbie Gould on the Saints