The monthlong government shutdown will continue past its 34th day after two pieces of competing legislation to reopen the federal government failed to clear the U.S. Senate.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’s ready to meet with President Donald Trump any time to discuss an end to the partial government shutdown as lawmakers prepared to vote on various bills to end the standoff.

Pelosi said she was happy Trump agreed to postpone his State of the Union address until after the government reopened — saying the speech is “so unimportant in the lives of the American people” compared to other priorities.

Michael Cohen’s legal adviser called for Trump to be censured by Congress for “witness tampering” one day after Trump’s ex-lawyer postponed his congressional testimony due to “threats” against his family by the president.

Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, says Rudy Giuliani should be indicted for “witness tampering” following his comments on national television earlier this week.

BuzzFeed, often hailed as the future of publishing and a leading producer of digital content, plans to lay off 15 percent of its work force, or around 200 employees, according to a memo sent to the staff last night.

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is weighing a run for president in 2020, called for national unity amid political divisiveness in a speech at the U.S Conference of Mayors.

Biden defended his decision to praise an embattled Republican lawmaker during a paid speech in Michigan last fall, saying it reflected his philosophy of how to “get things done.”

Southwest Airlines’ long-awaited flights to Hawaii are likely going to be delayed for months due to the government shutdown.

Cuomo said his executive budget includes a new proposal to crack down on wage theft, which would increase criminal penalties for employers who knowingly or intentionally commit wage theft violations to more closely align with other forms of theft.

Cuomo announced new proposals to increase bus safety for students.

Twenty-six school districts have been designated as fiscally stressed under a monitoring system established by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

It was known as “a de Blasio special.” A politically connected businesswoman got gun permit applications upgraded and rubber-stamped by the NYPD’s corrupt license division in early 2014, multiple sources told the Daily News.

New York City has agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit on behalf of the estate of Kalief Browder, the young Bronx man whose detention on Rikers Island became a symbol of the breakdown in criminal justice in the Big Apple.

Former President Bill Clinton is writing a new book about his post-presidential life, which has spanned about two decades.

Democratic Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski has formed a campaign committee to raise money for a possible run for Rockland County district attorney, according to state Board of Elections records.

Erie County legislators are poised to create legislation raising the age of those who can buy e-cigarette products from 18 to 21. Suburban school principals came before the Legislature today to urge lawmakers to take action against the “epidemic” of e-cigarettes.

The MTA board is delaying its vote on fare and toll increases until February. A vote was scheduled to take place today, but the governor opposes any hikes and one of his appointees moved for the delay.

Suffolk County is gearing up to boot and tow as many as 43,000 scofflaw vehicles with three or more unresolved red light camera violations, and another 40,000 with county judgments for moving or parking violations.