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Programming notes

*** Wednesday's "The Daily Rundown" (live from Charlotte): Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Gov. Pat Quinn (D-IL), Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) react to last night’s speakers and preview tonight’s slate… NBC’s Mark Potter on the protests outside the convention hall… More campaign news and analysis with The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny, former RNC Chair Michael Steele, Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and msnbc’s Melissa Harris-Perry. 

*** Wednesday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue (D), Washington Post Editorial Writer Ruth Marcus, the New York Times’ Nicholas Confessore, Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (D), fmr Gingrich spokesman Rick Tyler, fmr DNC Communications Director Karen Finney, MSNBC’s host of “The Last Word” Lawrence O’Donnell, and the Executive Director of Voto Latino Maria Teresa Kumar.

*** Wednesay’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts discusses the DNC’s first night and looks ahead to Bill Clinton’s big speech with MSNBC Host Melissa Harris Perry, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Ron Reagan and Power Panel guests Joy-Ann Reid, Chris Kofinis and Chip Saltsman.  NARAL President Nancy Keenan joins Thomas to talk about the war over women and Heather Smith of “Rock the Vote” talks education – are we better off. 


*** Wednesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley, NYC Deputy Mayor and Fmr. Hilary Clinton Adviser Howard Wolfson, Fmr. Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, TIME’s Joel Stein, Bloomberg News’ Margaret Carlson, and Fmr. White House Adviser for Health Policy Dr. Zeke Emanuel. 

*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Fmr. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Jr., Fmr. White House Aide Melody Barnes, Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC), The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, New York Magazine’s John Heilemann and actor Eric McCormack.

*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Chip Saltzman, Salon.com’s Irin Carmon, Ari Melber and Micahel Smerconish.