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.
Blind Chinese dissident and self-taught lawyer Chen Guangcheng escaped house-arrest to seek refuge in the U.S. and Bob Englehart noted his importance during an election year. Many felt that election year politics prompted President Obama's position change on same-sex marriage, which Steve Kelley felt put him on equal footing with Mitt Romney.
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