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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Fmr. Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD) with a Deep Dive into what the president can do with our without the help of Congress… Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Republican messaging and combatting messengers… Plus Politico’s Jonathan Martin, the Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page and former Bush White House Political Director Sara Taylor Fagen in the Gaggle.

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts discusses Hagel hold-ups with Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)… Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) joins to talk about the sequester showdown on Capitol Hill… MSNBC Contributor Goldie Taylor sounds off on the politics of poverty…  And Today’s Power Panel includes: TheGrio.Com’s Perry Bacon, Democratic strategist Keith Boykin and Republican strategist Susan Del Percio.

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Kurt Andersen, Politico’s Maggie Haberman, theGrio’s Joy Reid, and MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki.

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews former astronaut and Gabby Giffords husband Capt. Mark Kelly, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell and Kristen Welker and Politico’s Jim VandeHei.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), Politico’s Rachel Smolkin, Dem strategist David Goodfriend, Michael Smerconish, and Daily Beast/Newsweek National political correspondent Dan Klaidman.