*** Monday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) on whether the start of any budget breakthroughs could come from his sit-down with the president and Rep. Ryan… A Deep Dive into the official start of picking the next pope with NBC Vatican Analyst George Weigel… Plus USA Today’s Jackie Kucinich, the Grio’s Perry Bacon Jr., and Roll Call’s David Drucker join the Gaggle.
*** Monday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing, reporting live from The Vatican, interviews Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA), the Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe, Reason Magazine’s Matt Welch, Democratic strategist Margie Omero, American Crossroads’ Jonathan Collegio, MSNBC Military Analyst Col. Jack Jacobs, Professor of Christian Art & Symbolism Elizabeth Lev and Msgr. Christopher Nulty.
*** Monday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) on Paul Ryan’s budget, which assumes the repeal of Obamacare… NBC News contributor Father John Bartunek joins to talk about the countdown to the papal conclave. .. California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom joins to talk about the marriage equality fight looming before the Supreme Court… Today’s Power Panel includes: Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz, MSNBC Contributor Ron Reagan, and MSNBC Contributor Robert Traynham.
*** Monday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former Obama administration spokesman Tommy Vietor, Wes More, Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher, and the New Yorker’s Hendrik Hertzberg.
*** Monday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Rep. Peter King (R-NY), former Defense Secretary William Cohen, former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, the Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Karen Tumulty and National Journal’s Chris Frates.
*** Monday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews the Washington Post’s Nia Malika Henderson, Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Alter, the National Journal’s Elahe Izadi on Ashley Judd, Politico’s James Hohmann on the GA Senate race, and Coopertown, TN police Chief Shane Sullivan who wants all new applicants to take a polygraph test to find out if they’re racists.