- On to New Hampshire
New Hampshire gains the election spotlight when it holds the first primary in the nation Tuesday. The latest polls show Mitt Romney with a double-digit lead despite Rick Santorum's post-Iowa surge. Will Romney cement his front-runner status or will Santorum become a major factor in the race?9:06 a.m.
Kasie Hunt: National reporter for the Associated Press.
Josh Greene: National correspondent for Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Dean Spilliotes: Political analyst and founder of the website NHPoliticalCapitol.
- Beyond disability
Minnesota hockey player Jack Jablonski was recently paralyzed during a high school game. Matthew Sanford joins us to discuss living beyond disability.9:40 a.m.
Matthew Sanford: Matthew Sanford's inspirational story began at 13 when he survived a devastating car accident that killed his father and sister and left him permanently paralyzed from the chest down. In the decades since, Matthew has become a public speaker, the award-winning author of Waking, a nationally recognized yoga teacher, and founder of the non-profit Mind Body Solutions.
- Books, films, and music for the new year
Midmorning gets the scoop on what to expect from the worlds of film, literature and music in 2012.10:06 a.m.
David Ulin: Book critic for The Los Angeles Times, and author of "the Lost Art of Reading."
Dana Stevens: Film critic for Slate.
Ann Powers: Music critic and correspondent for NPR. She is also the editor of this 2010's Best Music Writing collection.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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