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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Much more on the NSA news and the new wave of NBC/WSJ poll numbers… NBC’s Pete Williams on his Holder interview… highlights from last night’s Markey-Gomez debate in Massachusetts… The Washington Post’s Robert Kaiser on his new book “Act of Congress” and how a bill really becomes a law… a Deep Dive with Gallup’s Frank Newport into the polling giant’s self-review after 2012 and what changes they’re making to get back on track… Plus the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, the Grio’s Perry Bacon Jr. and the Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter join the Gaggle.

*** Thursday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Rachel Smokin/Politico on revelations that the NSA has been secretly collecting millions of phone records from Verizon, Sen. Jeff Flake/(R) Arizona – member of the Senate’s Gang of Eight on fears that Immigration Reform effort is falling apart, Ed Primeau/Audio Forensics Expert and Kendall Coffey/Attorney on hearing today on key piece of evidence in the trial of George Zimmerman, Emily Tisch Sussman and John Brabender on what Obama’s latest national security picks mean for his foreign policy, Matt Viser/The Boston Globe on the big debate in the Massachusetts Senate Race and Dr. Sudeepta Varma on Paris Jackson’s apparent suicide attempt

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks with former RNC Chair Michael Steele about the NSA secretly collecting Verizon phone records.  Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) joins to discuss whether the GOP is killing immigration reform. Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) will talk about Holder on the Hot Seat.  Co-Host of The Cycle SE Cupp will discuss whether the GOP is losing women.  And Tony-award winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein will join to talk about Kinky Boots and the culture of intolerance when it comes to LGBT rights.

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include NYC Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson, MSNBC’s Karen Finney, Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, CNBC’s John Harwood, the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR). 

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), MSNBC Contributor Robert Gibbs, NBC’s Pete Williams, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, USA Today’s Susan Page and The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Time magazine’s Bobby Ghosh, Attorney John Burris and Voice recognition expert David Notowitz on Zimmerman Hearing, and E! News Melanie Bromley on Paris Jackson