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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up with guest host Peter Alexander: White House Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri… NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski on North Korea… NBC’s Michael Isikoff with more on the Sandy Hook report… One of us (!!!) on this week’s 2014 and 2016 developments… Plus a blockbuster Gaggle counting down the biggest moments so far of the 2013 congress with Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis, The Grio’s Perry Bacon Jr. and former Bush White House Political Director Sara Fagen.

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Talking Points Memo’s Josh Marshall, The Today Show’s Savannah Guthrie,  NBC’s Kasie Hunt, Republican strategist Chris Wilson, political strategist Angela Rye, Fr. John Bambrick and Joshua McElwee from the National Catholic Reporter.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Newtown Action Alliance Co Vice-Chair Po Murray and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on the push for gun control… Author Kevin Noble Mallard compares the fight over same-sex marriage to the famous “Loving” case… MSNBC Contributor Jimmy Williams will discuss why democrats against same-sex marriage are digging in… And Today’s Power Panel includes:  USA Today’s Jackie Gingrich, Democratic Strategist Doug Thornell and Republican Strategist Hogan Gidley.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, Buzzfeed’s Evan McMorris-Santoro, Demos’ Bob Herbert, and Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Organizing for Action Chairman Jim Messina, Dr. Ben Carson, NBC’s Kristen Welker, Savannah Guthrie, Ian Williams and Keir Simmons, The Washington Post’s Nia Malika Henderson and Jonathan Capehart.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Guest host Craig Melvin has live coverage of Obama’s 2:00 pm ET speech and also interviews the Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet and Bloomberg view columnist Jonathan Alter.