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Programming notes

*** Thursday's “Daily Rundown" line-up (live from New Hampshire): Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on his support for Romney… Santorum supporter Ron Carey (who previously backed Pawlenty and once worked for Bachmann) on his candidate's surge and where it goes from here… NBC's Carrie Dann on Perry's plans to return to the trail… NBC's Pete Williams and Luke Russert on the battle over President Obama's recess appointments… And more 2012 news with USA Today's Susan Page, CNBC's John Harwood, and Michael Shear of the New York Times.

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include New York Magazine’s John Heilemann, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, the New Yorker’s Kelefa Sanneh, and the Atlantic’s Megan McArdle.

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up (from Manchester, NH): NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Sen. Kelly Ayotte, former NH Sen. John Sununu, Sen. John Barrasso (about military defense cuts and the payroll tax), Politico’s Alex Burns, Vanity Fair’s Todd Purdum, the National Journal’s exclusive cover reveal with Ron Fournier, and the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Time magazine’s Michael Crowley, Huntsman senior adviser Ben Porritt, and Jon Soltz of VotVets.