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Programming notes

*** Monday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: Craig Melvin, filling in for Thomas Roberts, interviews Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Amb. Marc Ginsberg and Chad Griffin of the Human Rights Campaign.  Today’s Power Panel includes: Democratic strategist Karen Finney, Republican Strategist Hogan Gidley and the National Journal’s Reid Wilson.

*** Monday's Jansing & Co. line up: Nick Confessore, Erin McPike & Rep. John Yarmuth on fiscal cliff negotiations; Michael Singh on Cairo and Mideast tensions;  Adm. Joe Sestak & Chip Saltsman on the White House strategy to achieve tax goals; National Journal Hotline’s Josh Kraushaar on the five “brush fires” the GOP needs to extinguish to prevent the next round of unelectable candidates; and Pete Williams previews the supreme court’s Gay Marriage plans. 

*** Monday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include the New York Times’ Jodi Kantor, Georgetown U. Professor Michael Eric Dyson, Politico’s Ben White, Time’s Rana Foroohar, and the ACLU’s Jameel Jaffer

*** Monday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews MSNBC Mideast Policy Analyst Dennis Ross, Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC), Romney Campaign Economic Advisor Vin Weber, Fmr. Gov. Ed Rendell, The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and U.S. Institute of Peace Sr. Advisor Stephen Hadley.

*** Monday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Politico’s Lois Romano, NBC Latino contributor Raul Reye, Keith Boykin and Time’s Jim Frederick.