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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Michael Scherer, Nicholas Kristof, Brent Colburn, Steve Elmendorf, Rick Lazio, Ezra Klien and Richard L. Hasen.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’S Richard Lui fills in for Thomas Roberts. Richard interviews DNC Communications Dir. Brad Woodhouse, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), MSNBC Host Melissa Harris Perry and Washington Post Fact-Checker Glenn Kessler.  Today’s Power Panel includes TheGrio.Com managing editor Joy-Ann Reid, Republican Strategist Alice Stewart and Democratic Strategist Chris Kofinis.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: Romney Campaign Sr. adviser Fmr. Sen. Jim Talent, NBC Meet the Press Moderator David Gregory, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, Karen Tumulty and Ruth Marcus, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Josh Green and Time’s Michael Crowley. And don’t miss… actor Ben Affleck.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Tamron interviews The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, Republican strategist Chip Saltsman, MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish, Democratic strategist Keith Boykin and Politico’s Rachel Smolkin

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt”: As part of her “Office Politics” segment, MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski