*** Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Moody’s Mark Zandi and Alan Krueger, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors the April Jobs … NBC’s Kristen Welker traveling with the President in Mexico City, Mark Murray with First Read… Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on the security challenges in big cities in the wake of the Boston bombing… Plus, Chuck Todd joins us from Education Nation in Phoenix and National Journal’s Beth Reinhard, Rodell Mollineau of American Bridge and Michelle Bernard join the Gaggle.
*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Jared Bernstein - Fmr. Chief Economist & Economic Policy Adviser to Vice-Pres. Biden , NBC’s Kasie Hunt, The National Journal’s Reid Wilson, Fmr. Gov Ed Rendell (D-PA), Sara Fagen - Former George W. Bush Senior Aide & White House Political Director, Tsedeye Gebreselassie from the National Employment Law Project, The National Catholic Reporter’s Kate Childs Graham
*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Dan Gross of the Brady Campaign on the NRA’s annual meeting. Fmr. Labor Secretary Robert Reich joins to discuss the monthly job numbers and the economic divide. NOW President Terry O’Neil will talk about the battle over Plan B. And joining today’s Agenda Panels: The American Prospect’s Jamelle Bouie, The Huffington Post’s Ryan Grimm, Foreign Policy Magazine’s Josh Rogin, Bill Scher, Senior Writer for Campaign for America’s Future and The Nation’s Lee Fang.
*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Bloomberg’s Josh Green, the Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson, Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, and Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith.
*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews NBC’s Pete Williams, NBC’s Richard Engel, Steve Case, and Telemundo’s Jose Diaz Balart.
*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Atlantic Columnist Zachary Karabell on the April jobs report. The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky, Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown, and XM Radio’s Michael Smerconish on the NRA convention. Ranking democrat on the House Budget Committee Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen will join us on the budget and reaction to the unemployment report. We’ll also talk to investigative crime reporter Michelle Sigona about the abduction of a Michigan gas station clerk and a spokesman from the Ventura County, California Fire Department about the wildfires.
*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt” line-up: As part of her weekly “Office Politics” series, MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D).