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Programming notes

*** Wednesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Obama 2012 Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter on the road ahead for a second term… Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) and returning Rep.-elect Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) on the fiscal cliff negotiations… Author and PR guru Craig Shirley on the fight between conservatives and the GOP… Plus Roll Call’s David Drucker, former DNC spokeswoman Karen Finney and former Bush 43 spokesman Tony Fratto.

*** Wednesday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Clarence Page, Dana Milbank and Rep. Pete Defazio on the fiscal cliff; Sen. John Barrasso on the Susan Rice affair; strategists David Winston and Steve Elmendorf; plus, professors Jennifer Lawless and David Hayes on gender bias and the success of female candidates this year.

*** Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: Thomas Roberts’ guests include Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Fmr. Amb. Dennis Ross, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.  Power Panelists include:  MSNBC Contributor Ari Melber, TheGrio.Com Managing Editor Joy-Ann Reid and Republican strategist Chip Saltsman.

*** Wednesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), former  Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), Rolling Stone Executive Editor Eric Bates, TIME Asst. Managing Editor Rana Foroohar, BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins, and Slate’s Sasha Isenberg.

*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews former GOP Sen. Alan Simpson, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), Honeywell CEO & Chairman David Cote, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, USA Today’s Susan Page and Politico’s Mike Allen.

*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Dem strategist David Goodfriend, RealClearPolitics’ Erin McPike, Michael Smerconish, and NBC Latino’s Sandra Lilley.