It seems like all the candidates stand to benefit by Mitt Romney not wrapping-up Iowa and New Hampshire early.
Huckabee and McCain now have first-place finishes. Rudy and Fred are still alive (for now).
How about Mike Huckabee's third-place (albeit distant third-place) finish? This clearly keeps him in the game as a front-runner, and implies he will be very competitive in South Carolina.
It should also be noted that Ron Paul is currently tied with Rudy Giuliani for fourth-place. This is yet another reminder that Rudy Giuliani missed an opportunity by essentially conceding the state to Romney and McCain ...