POLITICS
12/27/2012 08:17 am ET Updated Dec 27, 2012

41 Political Photos That Had Us Laughing, Crying And Everything In Between In 2012

This year was a great year for political photography. An intense battle for the White House gave us thousands of photos. From the "wizard Obama" photo to the controversial photo of Mitt Romney and a young schoolgirl, here are 41 of our favorites:

PHOTO GALLERY
HuffPost
BEFORE YOU GO
This Year's Best Political Photos
PHOTO GALLERY
This Year's Best Political Photos

ALSO ON HUFFPOST:

CONVERSATIONS