*** Tuesday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) on sequester and the states, President Obama’s Virginia visit today and the tough talk within his own party in the race to replace him… Former Obama 2012 field director Jeremy Bird with a Deep Dive on the Democrats’ desire to turn Texas blue… And National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru, former Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) and one of us (!!!) join the Gaggle.
*** Tuesday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Rep. Rob Wittman/(R) Virginia, Ed O’Keefe and Andy Kroll on the impending sequestration, Col. Jack Jacobs on the toll sequestration will take on military readiness as well as today’s expected vote on Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, Former Senator Byron Dorgan and Jonathan Collegio on the GOP and Gay Marriage after dozens of prominent Republicans signed a letter supporting gay marriage, Robin Morgan and Letty Pogrebin on “The Makers” new PBS documentary series premiering tonight highlighting stories of groundbreaking women, and Father John Bartunek and Father John Bambrick on this week’s departure of Pope Benedict and the upcoming conclave to choose a new Pope.
*** Tuesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on the impact of the sequester cuts. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) discusses the vote on Chuck Hagel. GOProud Exec. Dir. Jimmy LaSilvia joins to discuss a groundbreaking legal brief signed by 75 prominent Republicans supporting marriage equality. Today's Power Panel includes: The Washington Post's Nia Malika Henderson, MSNBC Contributor Ron Reagan, and Michelle Bernard of the Bernard Center for Women.
*** Tuesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher, former PA Gov. Ed Rendell (D), Dem strategist Bill Burton, Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson, and Democracy 21’s Fred Wertheimer.
*** Tuesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Chuck Todd, filling in for Andrea Mitchell, interviews Politico’s Jonathan Martin, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, NBC’s Pete Williams, Anne Thompson and Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense President Sherrilyn Ifill.
*** Tuesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: On the one year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, The Grio’s Joy Ann Reid, Former Florida Federal Prosecutor Kendall Coffey, and Kevin Cunningham, the man who started the online petition that helped bring national attention to the case. Also on the show: Senator Chris Coons and Rep. Karen Bass who both just returned from Mali, The Chicago Sun Time’s Lynn Sweet and Democratic strategist Blake Zeff.