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Programming notes

*** Tuesday's "The Daily Rundown" (live from Charlotte): Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA), Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx (D), and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak on the official opening of the convention and expectations for tonight’s speakers… NBC’s Kristen Welker with a preview of the first lady’s moment in the spotlight tonight… NBC’s Craig Melvin with a look at how the 2012 outlook for African American voters in North Carolina compares to 2008… Latest campaign news and analysis with Politico’s Jonathan Martin, AP’s Liz Sidoti, Priorities USA Action’s Bill Burton and former Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR).

*** Tuesday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC), TheGrio.com’s Perry Bacon, Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz, former Santorum senior campaign adviser John Brabender, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, and Democratic pollster and author Stan Greenberg.

*** Tuesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts talks with Wisconsin Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and author of “The Obamas” Jodi Kantor. Power Panelists include Democratic Strategist Kiki McClean,  Politics and Public Policy President Michelle Bernard and Time Magazine’s Michael Scherer.

*** Tuesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include U.S. News & World Report Publisher Mort Zuckerman, New York Times Magazine Editor Hugo Lindgren, Politico’s Maggie Haberman, the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker. 

*** Tuesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: Anchoring from Charlotte, NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Obama senior campaign adviser Robert Gibbs, Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), former NH Gov. John Sununu, Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Karen Tumulty and Politico’s Jonathan Martin.

*** Tuesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Dem strategist Chris Kofinis, GOP strategist Hogan Gidley, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the Daily Beasts’ Allison Samuels, Michael Smerconish, and the Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut.