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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) on the fiscal cliff and the fight in the Granite State… Marist’s Lee Miringoff on the new numbers in Iowa and Wisconsin… NBC’s Luke Russert on what it was like inside the room for the Al Smith dinner… Latest campaign trail news with former Roll Call’s David Drucker, Daniella Gibbs Leger of the Center for American Progress, and former Gov. Bob Ehrlich (R-MD).

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Democratic strategist Joe Lockhart (on the presidential race and the Bill Clinton factor), journalists Karen Tumulty and Ron Fournier, GOP pollster David Winston and former Democratic congressman Joe Sestak; Nicholas Kristof previews the foreign policy debate; Jonathan Allen on the senate debates last night; and Luke Russert tells us what it was like at the Al Smith dinner.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up:  MSNBC's Alex Witt fills in for Thomas Robberts. Alex interviews Obama Campaign National Press Secy. Ben LaBolt, Political Analyst Larry Sabato, and CO Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio. Today's Power Panel includes TheGrio.com's Joy-Ann Reid, Republican Strategist Susan Del Percio, and Democratic Strategist Chris Kofinis.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait, CNBC “Squawk Box” Co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, NBC News’ Luke Russert, MSNBC “UP” Host Chris Hayes, and MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza,  MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Ambassador Nicholas Burns, The Financial Time’s Gillian Tett, Romney Campaign Economic Policy Advisor Vin Weber and Priorities USA Action Co-founder Bill Burton.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Guests include MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish, Democratic strategist David Goodfriend, Republican strategist Chip Saltsman, Erin McPike from Real Clear Politics, The Hill’s Justin Sink and Politico’s Martin Kady.

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt” line-up: As part of her “Office Politics” segment, Alex Witt continues her discussion with “Morning Joe’s” Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.

And also this weekend, on MSNBC Live, Richard Lui interviews Kofi Annan at 3:45 pm ET on Sunday.