MSNBC - Latest What happens if the government shuts down? 2018-01-19T16:10:25.000000000-05:00 The White House and Congress have yet to reach a deal on funding the federal government. Here's what you need to know about a shutdown. Government shutdown likelihood grows amid Senate standoff 2018-01-19T15:24:00.000000000-05:00 The Senate convened Friday without a clear path forward on how to fund the government with Democrats demanding more progress on a deal on DACA. Trump’s lawyer accused of paying off porn star 2018-01-19T14:59:11.000000000-05:00 Richard Painter was the former Chief White House ethics Lawyer under George W. Bush. He reacts to the Wall Street Journal report on $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels via a private Delaware LLC created by Trump’s Lawyer Michael Cohen. Schumer on Trump meeting: We still have 'disagreements' 2018-01-19T14:47:30.000000000-05:00 Sen. Schumer talks with reporters after his meeting with President Trump, just hours head of the deadline for a government shutdown. MSNBC's Kaci Hunt reports. Tax refunds, social security checks & small business loans hurt by government shutdown 2018-01-19T14:38:22.000000000-05:00 A government shutdown could impact tax refunds, social security checks, small business loans, and more. Ali Velshi breaks down how a government shutdown could affect you and Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) explains why he thinks the Senate will come together to Trump asking SCOTUS to rule on 'Dreamers' 2018-01-19T14:13:20.000000000-05:00 The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to decide the fate of "Dreamers." NBC's Pete Williams reports. Trump asking SCOTUS to rule on 'Dreamers' 2018-01-19T13:34:28.000000000-05:00 The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to decide the fate of "Dreamers." NBC's Pete Williams reports. New polling highlights shutdown risks for Republicans 2018-01-19T12:59:17.000000000-05:00 If you're a Republican lawmaker, and you're at all concerned about the 2018 midterm elections, today's polling is a reminder that the GOP is taking a big risk. Graham: We need the President to 'close the deal' to avoid shutdown 2018-01-19T12:19:43.000000000-05:00 In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Garrett Haake, Senator Lindsey Graham doubles down on his refusal to vote for a short-term funding bill and calls on Pres. Trump and the White House to provide leadership to avoid a government shutdown. Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.19.18 2018-01-19T12:00:42.000000000-05:00 Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.