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Programming notes

*** Wednesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: A Deep Dive into education costs with former Gov. and President of Purdue University, Mitch Daniels… The latest surrounding surveillance programs and sexual assault in the military with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), A look into HBO’s hit show “Veep” with creator and executive producer Armando Iannucci… Plus the Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson, former Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA), and American Crossroads’ Steven Law join the Gaggle. 

*** Wednesday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Guests include Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee/(D) Texas on her bill to rein in contractors in wake of NSA leak, Jackie Kucinich/The Washington Post and Alex Seitz-Wald/Salon.com on continuing Congressional fallout over the NSA story, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen/(D) New Hampshire on decision by Sen. Carl Levin to remove proposal on military sex assault from Senate bill, Myrlie Evers/Widow of Medgar Evers on the 50th anniversary of her husband’s assassination, Rob Cox/Sandy Hook Promise on families of Newtown victims lobbying for gun control on Capitol Hill, Margie Omero and Amy Holmes on Immigration debate and potential split among Senate Democrats on reform bill.

*** Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) who has joined seven other senators in introducing a bill to end secret decisions by a national security court… ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jameel Jaffer joins to discuss the ACLU lawsuit over the NSA phone surveillance program…  Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) joins to discuss Rep. Trent Frank’s 20-week abortion ban bill and sex assaults in the military...  And today’s Agenda Panel includes:  The Huffington Post’s Sabrina Siddiqui, Syndicated Columnist Earl Ofari Hutchison and Talking Points Memo’s Igor Bobic.

*** Wednesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include radio host Kurt Andersen, The Nation’s Katrina Vanden Heuvel, the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim, Rep. Keith Ellison, and NBC’s Richard Engel.  

*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Ambassador Dennis Ross, NBC’s Richard Engel, MSNBC’s Chris Jansing, Jeffrey Goldberg, and the Washington Post’s David Ignatius. 

*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews attorney John Burris on the Zimmerman trial, the Boston Globe’s Milton Valencia on the Whitey Bulger trial, former  State dept. officer Joel Rubin on Turkey protests, and Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis.