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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up (live from Danville): Latest NBC/Marist Poll numbers with Lee Miringoff…Kentucky and the 2012 Race with Gov. Steve Beshear (D-KY)… A look at Rep. Paul Ryan and tonight’s VP Debate with the Romney Campaign’s Dan Senor… Ryan’s Congressional opponent Rob Zerban… A deep dive into VP debate history… and a look ahead at tonight’s debate with Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY), MSNBC analyst and former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, the Washington Examiner’s Susan Ferrechio and NBC’s Ron Mott. 

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up:  MSNBC’S Richard Lui, who  fills in for Thomas Roberts, interviews MSNBC Host Ed Schultz, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Quinnipiac Pollster Peter Brown, and Presidential Historian Alan Shroeder, Author of “Televised Presidential Debates: 40 Years of High-Risk TV”.  Today’s Power Panel includes political editor for The Grio Perry Bacon, Democratic Strategist Tad Devine, and Republican Strategist Jackie Gingrich Cushman. 

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, msnbc.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe, The Hill’s Amie Parnes, Fmr. RGA Exec. Director Phil Musser, TIME Deputy Washington Bureau Chief Michael Crowley, Rothenberg Report’s Stuart Rothenberg, and Obama Campaign National Press Secretary Ben LaBolt

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, anchoring from Danville, interviews NBC’s Chuck Todd and Ron Mott, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Democratic strategist Michael Feldman, Washington Post Op-ed columnist Michael Gerson and Politico’s Maggie Haberman.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall,  live from Centre College in Danville, KY, interviews former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, the Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson, Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis, The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson, Salon.com’s Irin Carmon, and former Gov. Ted Strickland.