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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: NBC’s Atia Abawi on her exclusive interview with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai… The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg on the latest developments in the Middle East… Patchwork Nation’s Dante Chinni on how key counties connect the 2012 results to 2004… The Hotline’s Reid Wilson, AP’s Liz Sidoti and former RNC Chair Michael Steele on the cliff talks.

*** Thursday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews USA Today’s Susan Page, the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank and Rep. Tom Price.  Also, Rep. Nita Lowey on her new Appropriations role.  Tony Fratto faces off with Kiki McLean.  And Robin Wright on Egypt and Syria.

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), MSNBC Host Ed Schultz, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed & Creator C.L. Bryant.  Today’s Power Panel includes: The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty, Democratic Strategist Karen Finney and Republican Strategist Robert Traynham.

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson, TIME Asst. Managing Editor Rana Foroohar, msnbc.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe, Author Jay McInerney, and Jonathan Westin, Director of the Fast Food Forward Program.

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Congressman John Larson, Sen. John Barrasso, Politico's Lois Romano, Former Ambassador Nick Burns, and the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), yhe Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson, Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis, MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish, and CNET’s Dan Ackerman.