WASHINGTON (CNN) - With the Christmas holiday over, the field of White House contenders is back on the campaign trail with roughly a week to go until Iowa's January 3 caucuses.
In the latest Best Political Podcast, Mary Snow reports on former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney's efforts to keep his campaign on track in New Hampshire in the face of recent criticism from two Granite State newspapers.
Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider takes a look at two wild card candidates who could potentially derail each party's front-runners in the first two early primary states.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee took a break from shaking hands and kissing babies to go hunting in Iowa Wednesday. Dana Bash was there for the excursion and reports on Huckabee's hunt for votes in the Hawkeye State.
Finally, CNN Contributor Bill Bennett, Senior Political Analyst Gloria Borger, and CNN Correspondent Jessica Yellin discuss the Democratic race in Iowa.
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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart