*** Wednesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) on the shutdown trial balloons and the sense of centrists… msnbc’s Steve Kornacki with a Deep Dive into the New Jersey Senate race… Plus National Review’s Jim Geraghty, Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and The Washington Post’s Matea Gold join the Gaggle.
*** Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC's Thomas Roberts interviews DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) on the shutdown showdown and debt ceiling fight. Fmr. Rep. Joe Sestak will join to discuss the impact of the shutdown on military death benefits. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) will join to talk about her arrest in immigration protests yesterday. And the Senate' Chaplain will join to discuss whether prayer can save the current Congress.
*** Wednesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former RNC Chair Michael Steele, the Guardian’s Alex Koppelman, the Washington Post’s Erza Klein, and NBC’s Luke Russert.
*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Fisher House Foundation Chairman Ken Fisher, Colonel Jack Jacobs, Robin Hood Foundation Executive Director David Saltzman and The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza.
*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Vote Vets’ John Soltz, Rep. Joseph Crowley, Politico’s Jennifer Haberkorn, and Kim Swartz, whose daughter has been missing since 1988; the case has been reopened after a petition on change.org.