It's been a tumultuous and exciting year. To mark its end, NPR Double Take will be recapping the biggest news events, going month by month to bring you the best cartoons on the issues.
Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for President, effectively giving the nomination to Mitt Romney, and Rick McKee felt the move left many in dismay. Dismay barely describes Pat Bagley's reaction to partying and prostitution scandals at the GSA and the Secret Service, where errant employees tarnished their agencies' reputations.
Rick McKee/The Augusta Chronicle
Pat Bagley/ Salt Lake Tribune