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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Former Reid Spokesman Jim Manley and former Cantor spokesman Brad Dayspring on what it’s like behind the scenes in the cliff clash… An exit interview with departing Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)… Politico’s Manu Raju, Democratic pollster Celinda Lake and National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru on Rice’s decision and the cliff countdown.

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) The Atlantic’s Molly Ball and Roll Call’s David Drucker on politics of Rice’s withdrawal; Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) on fiscal-cliff negotiations; Chris Kofinis and Rich Galen on Obama’s nominations ahead; Michael Shear of the New York Times and Marcia Greenberger of the National Women’s Law Center on diversity in the cabinet

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Richard Lui fills in for Thomas Roberts.  He’ll interview Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Rep-Elect Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC).  Today’s Power panel includes:  The Washington Post’s Nia Malika Henderson, Democratic Strategist Blake Zeff, and Republican strategist Hogan Gidley.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Georgetown University Prof. Michael Eric Dyson, the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, The Nation’s Ari Melber, MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry, Fmr. White House Advisor for Health Policy Dr. Zeke Emanuel, and MSNBC Host Chris Hayes.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), NBC’s David Gregory, The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Ruth Marcus, USA Today’s Susan Page, and ABC’s Jake Tapper.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Guests include former UN ambassador and NM Gov. Bill Richardson, former United States Assistant Secretary of State for public affairs PJ Crowley, Real Clear Politics Erin McPike, Reuters columnist Zachary Karabell, Dem strat David Goodfriend, Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), and Huffington Post's Jeffrey Young.

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt” line-up: As part of her weekly “Office Politics” series, MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews NBC’s Lester Holt.