*** Friday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) on the sequester start… Freshman Reps. Luke Messer (R-IN) and Steven Horsford (D-NV) on their first two months on the job… A Deep Dive into picking the next pope with NBC Vatican Analyst George Weigel… Plus Politico’s Jonathan Martin, the Center for American Progress’ Daniella Gibbs Leger and former Bush White House spokesman Tony Fratto join the Gaggle.
*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Rep. Peter Welch, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, Liz Sidoti, and David Nakamura on the sequestration. She also talks to George Weigel and Father Robert Gahl about the next Pope, as well as Ed Rendell and Rick Lazio to discuss Prop 8.
*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: Chris Cillizza, filling in for NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, interviews Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Rep. Marc Thornberry (R-TX), Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn, Meet the Press Moderator David Gregory, The Economist’s Greg Ip, former RNC Chair Michael Steele, former Obama Campaign Press Secretary Ben LaBolt and The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus.
*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Guests include Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Politico’s Ken Vogel, the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, and Reuters/Atlantic columnist Zachary Karabell.
*** Saturday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up, starting at 2:00 pm ET: Craig Melvin’s guests include Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Politico’s Manu Raju, the Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe and David Nakamura and Dana Milbank, Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet, Republican strategist Rich Galen, former DNC Comm. Director Karen Finney, Col. Jack Jacobs, former Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA), NBC News Vatican Analyst George Weigel, iVillage Chief Correspondent Kelly Wallace, The Grio’s Perry Bacon, former Bill Frist speechwriter Amy Holmes, and Jared Bernstein, former Economic Policy Adviser to VP Biden.
*** Sunday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up, starting 3:00 pm ET: Craig Melvin’s guests include Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY), former Sen. Judd Gregg, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Republican strategist Alice Stewart, former GHW Bush aide Joe Watkins, Democratic strategist Richard Goodstein, LA Times’ Maeve Reston, The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty, MSNBC Contributor Ari Melber, journalist and filmmaker Rula Jebreal, and syndicated columnist Bob Franken.