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The President's only way out of the shutdown may be to pick between two pillars of his political viability
If the government shutdown lasts much longer, President Donald Trump's only way out may involve a choice between two pillars of his political viability -- his border wall and his purring economy.

'No response' yet on SOTU delay, Pelosi says

Analysis: This may be the only way the shutdown ends
The government shutdown is nearing the month mark -- today was day 26  -- and there continues to be zero optimism the showdown will resolve itself any time soon.

Opinion: Pelosi's on the right track with State of the Union plan
In the latest move in the government shutdown fight, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now looking to dim one of the brightest spotlights for President Donald Trump: The annual State of the Union address. Pelosi sent a letter to the President suggesting that he wait until the government is open before coming to Congress, or simply deliver the speech in writing.

Interactive: What comes next for the shutdown

Trump adviser: Shutdown costing more than estimated
Widespread affects from the longest government shutdown in US history are being felt throughout the country. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

There have been 21 government shutdowns since 1976. Why this one is different
None of the 21 government shutdowns since 1976 made a real dent in the economy — purchases were simply delayed until the government re-opened and federal workers regained their lost wages.

WSJ: Cohen paid thousands to rig polls in Trump's favor
President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls and elevate Cohen's character to benefit Trump's presidential campaign, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Cohen still intends to testify before Congress despite concerns for his family
President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen remains on track to testify before Congress in February, but he is concerned for his family, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

Lemon: Giuliani 'out-Giulianied' himself
CNN's Don Lemon breaks down Rudy Giuliani's interview with Chris Cuomo and suggests there's a method to Giuliani's false claims.