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“They Won’t Agree on Anything” September 24, 1922

Clifford Berryman Cartoon

credit: U.S. Senate Collection, Center for Legislative Archives, NARA

As they exit the Capitol and return home to campaign for reelection, the Republican elephant and Democratic donkey have differing perspectives on the session. The elephant remembers Republican successes while the donkey remembers the Republican majority’s failures; each hopes this leads to their party’s victory in the upcoming election. For more information on the Senate's collection of Clifford Berryman cartoons, visit the National Archives exhibit, Running for Office: Candiates, Campaigns, and the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman