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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Today we’ll discuss President Obama’s healthcare fix he announced yesterday and all things 2016 with NPR’s Ari Shapiro, former RNC chair Michael Steele, NBC’s Kasie Hunt and former Clinton W.H. spokeswoman Dee Dee Myers. We’ll also have Florida GOP Chair Lenny Curry talking about former Republican Governor of Florida Charlie Crist, who’s looking to unseat Governor Rick Scott as a Democrat in 2014 as well as the state of the Republican Party in Florida. Plus, a Deep Dive with author and reporter Colin Woodward to discuss the divisions in our country by looking at the gun debate.

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Guests include: Jonathan Alter, MSNBC Political Analyst; Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY);Josh Kraashar; National Journal Hotline, Executive Editor; Anne Kornblut, Washington Post; Howard Bragman, Fifteen Minutes Public Relations; Fmr. Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR); Fmr. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-TX); Rep. Cory Gardner, R-CO ; Yara Martinez, Actress

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up:  MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Romneycare and Obamacare Advisor Jonathan Gruber and Anne Filipic of Enroll America.  City Hall Bureau Chief for the Toronto Sun Don Peat joins to discuss Mayor Rob Ford’s troubles.  Football legend Joe Namath and NBC Sports Network Analyst and former NFL player Jon Ritchie joins to talk about the Dolphins Bullying Scandal.  And Thomas will be joined by  Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler.  Today’s Agenda Panel includes: Voto Latino’s Maria Teresa Kumar, Bill Scher of Liberal Oasis and Igor Volsky of Think Progress.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include MSNBC’s Karen Finney, Slate’s Dave Weigel, theGrio’s Joy Reid, and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX)

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Rep. Joe Crowley, Sen. Bob Casey, “Meet the Press” Moderator David Gregory, New York Times’ Jonathan Martin, NBC’s Kristen Welker, Mark Murray, Ian Wiliams, Dr. Nancy Snyderman and Martin Fletcher.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews the Washington Post’s Sarah Kliff, Sirius XM host Michael Smerconish, Founder of Breathe Life Healing Centers Brad Lamm on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s drug revelations, and Monica McBride, mother of Renisha McBride.

*** Saturday’s“UP w/ Steve Kornacki” line-up: msnbc’s Steve Kornacki and panel will try and make sense of what’s happening for healthcare – we’ll look at the different fixes being offered and what it all means politically.  After a nearly 20 year fight, gay marriage is legal in Hawaii. When will the issue stop being a blue state phenomenon? And did you ever wonder what your Congressmen do when they’re not at work? We’ll look at the new show, “Alpha House.” Plus, Saturday wouldn’t be Saturday without America's fastest-growing, abbreviated, made-for-basic-cable Saturday morning politics and/or current events quiz show, Up Against the Clock! The panel includes National Review’s Robert Costa, Susan Page of USA Today, The Washington Post’s Sarah Kliff,’s Evan McMorris-Santoro, Richard Tisei, former Republican leader in the Massachusetts State Senate and NBC News’ Shawna Thomas.

*** Saturday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up at 2pmET: Craig Melvin’s guests include former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA); Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN); labor reporter Mike Elk of In These Times Magazine; Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post; MSNBC political analyst Jonathan Alter; actor Mark Consuelos; New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt; and former Dallas Cowboys head football coach Barry Switzer, also the former coach of the Univ. of Oklahoma football team.

 *** Sunday’s “UP w/ Steve Kornacki” line-up: It’s been 50 years since the assassination of  President John F. Kennedy, msnbc’s Steve Kornacki and panel will look back at how that day unfolded in Dallas, on television and Washington. His panel includes Robert MacNeil, NBC’s correspondent who was with the President on Nov 22, 1963, former White House aide and former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford and Walter Mears, Pulitzer prize-winning reporter for the Associated Press. We’ll also look at how the Kennedys built an American dynasty with “The Patriarch” author David Nasaw and Kerry Kennedy. Plus- examining JFK’s legacy with former Atlanta Mayor Shirley  Franklin, msnbc Political Analyst Michael Steele and former Massachusetts Democratic chair Philip Johnston. Finally, we’ll ask why conspiracy theories still linger with “A Cruel and Shocking Act” author Philip Shenon and American University’s Jane Hall.

*** Sunday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up at 3pmET:  Craig Melvin’s guests include sports columnist Mitch Albom; Prof. Jelani Cobb of the University of Connecticut; Center for American Progress senior fellow Aisha Moodie-Mills; the Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe; and Dr. Robert Rennaker, director of the Texas Biomedical Device Center.