*** Friday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up with guest host Luke Russert: Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) on today’s CBC violence summit in Chicago… Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA) on his call to his colleagues to stay in DC to work instead of heading home for August…. NBC’s Michael Isikoff on the dust-up over the DHS nominee with Clinton and McAuliffe ties… One of us (!!!) with a 2016 round-up… NBC’s Mark Potter on the latest Zimmerman juror to speak out and NBC’s Kevin Tibbles with a preview of today’s court appearance for Ariel Castro… author Daniel Silva on his latest book… Plus National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru, Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and Politico’s M.J. Lee join the Gaggle.
*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Lisa Bloom/NBC News Legal Analyst on 10am hearing where plea deal is expected to be announced for Ariel Castro – the man accused of keeping three women hostage for years in a Cleveland home, Lisa Bloom will also discuss the first interview from Juror B29 in the George Zimmerman trial who says Zimmerman got away with murder, Nia-Malika Henderson/The Washington Post and Lynn Sweet/Chicago Sun-Times on Attorney General Eric Holder’s plans to get involved in voting rights issues in Texas and other states, Jennifer Fermino/City Hall Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News on the latest revelations in Anthony Weiner sexting scandal, Angela Rye and Brent Littlefield on GOP vs. GOP with revelations that a secret group of prominent Republicans is planning to go after Karl Rove and Jim Obergefell who won a battle to get his marriage to his dying partner recognized in Ohio – a state that has not legalized gay marriage – a decision Ohio’s Attorney General is now appealing.
*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: Guests include Time’s Zeke Miller, The New Yorker’s Amy Davidson, Bill Scher from Liberal Oasis, Amanda Terkel from Huffington Post, and Trymaine Lee & Benjy Sarlin from msnbc.com.
*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, Time’s Michael Crowley, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry, Business Insider’s Josh Barro, and GOP strategist Steve Schmidt.
*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, New York Magazine’s Dan Amira, NBC’s Jenna Bush Hager, Ayman Mohyeldin, Kelly O’Donnell and Anne Thompson, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and National Journal’s Chris Frates.
*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Alex Witt, filling in for Tamron Hall, interviews Rep. Bobby Rush, former State Dept. official Joel Rubin on Egypt, and Michael Smerconish.