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On the ground at the GOP convention — a photo report

Yahoo News Photo Staff

Award-winning photographer Khue Bui was on the ground for Yahoo capturing scenes from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. From protests outside to the convention floor and the quirky stuff in between — we presented his exclusive photographic report throughout the week.

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Vishavjit Singh of NYC, wearing a Captain America outfit, demonstrates with security personnel behind him. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A demonstrator openly carries an AKM assault rifle as a cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton is carried past. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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An Indiana state trooper stands guard outside Quicken Loans Arena. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A flag is used to reserve seats. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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ABC News head on camera as part of a 3 camera shoot at the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Stars and Stripes footwear at the convention. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Campaign buttons at the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Trump supporter at the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Stars and Stripes pumps seen during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A Trump supporter during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A delegate bows her head during the invocation at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump accepts the nomination at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Code Pink protestor at the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donal Trump and Mike Pence embrace after Trump’s acceptance speech at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump and family celebrate after his acceptance speech at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Balloons fall at the conclusion of the Republican National Convention on Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump and family celebrate after his acceptance speech at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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California Delegate Eddie Inamdar celebrates at the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump and family celebrate after his acceptance speech at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump celebrates after his acceptance speech at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump Jr. kicks balloons on the stage after the conclusion of the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A Secret Service Agent stands his post among the balloons after the conclusion of the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH. on July 21, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Montana delegates store their cowboy hats underneath their chairs during breakfast at Bob Evans. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson is interviewed in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson, in sneakers, is interviewed in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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South Carolina troopers stand outside an entrance to the Quicken Loans Arena. (Photo: Khue Bui/Yahoo News)

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Police detain a protester outside the convention center. (Photo: Khue Bui/Yahoo News)

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Police detain a protester outside the convention center. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Police on the scene of a skirmish outside the convention center. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Police detain a protester outside of the convention center. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Cleveland Police Chief Calvin D. Williams (center in white) on the scene of a clash with protesters outside of the convention. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Law enforcement standing by after a fight broke out during a protest outside of the convention. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Dillon Lucas, 9, of Princeton, W.Va., rides on the shoulders of a West Virginia delegate. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Maureen O Gorman, guest of the Missouri delegation, poses in a mini Oval Office sponsored by Instagram. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Delegates during the opening of the evening session of the Republican National Convention. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A Ted Cruz supporter is seen in the shadows. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Gov. Mike Pence and family arrive during the convention in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Sen. Ted Cruz takes the stage. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Sen. Ted Cruz speaks. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Sen. Ted Cruz leaves the stage as Donald Trump Jr. is seen on the big screen. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Eric Trump on stage. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump makes his way to the stage for a brief appearance. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump applauds his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump poses with Gov. Mike Pence. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump and Gov. Mike Pence. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Gov. Mike Pence is joined by his family after his acceptance speech. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Dr. Ben Carson is interviewed in the hallway of the convention center. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Yahoo News senior political correspondent Jon Ward on convention floor. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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People look out on the convention before the start of Tuesday’s events at the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Kansas delegate Virginia Macha shows her glasses on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Washington state delegates dance on the convention floor during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski fields a phone call in back corridors off the convention floor during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump’s children, (L to R) Donald Jr, Ivanka, Eric and Tiffiny celebrate as Donald Jr. announces the delegate count putting their father over the top to clinch the nomination during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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The media in place in front of the New York delegation ahead of the formal casting of delegates during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump’s children, (L to R) Donald Jr, Ivanka, Eric and Tiffiny celebrate as Donald Jr. announces the delegate count putting their father over the top to clinch the nomination during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Former Trump staffer Corey Lewandowski gets a hug backstage after Donald Trump was officailly named the GOP nominee during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Former Senator Bob Dole is interviewed by Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Jef Freeman, delegate from Alabama with stars and stripes socks during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Marcus Luttrell, former Navy Seal, with a tattoo of a crosshair on his elbow during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Mary Susan Rehrer, state delegate from Minnesota during the RNC Convention in Cleveland, OH on July 19, 2016. A friend made her cape after Rehrer had a dream. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A protestor is blocked from the cameras by convention goers using American flag banners at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in Cleveland, OH. She was advocating “No Racism, No Hate”. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News.

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Welcome signs are obscured by security fencing along the perimeter of the Republican National Convention Monday in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Anti-Trump protesters march through the streets of Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A member of the group Bible Believers argues with anti-Trump demonstrators in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A member of the group Bible Believers argues with anti-Trump demonstrators in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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An Akron police officer uses his bicycle to push journalists and anti-Trump demonstrators away from members of the Bible Believers group. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Bicycle officers seal off an area from anti-Trump demonstrators in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A bicycle officer watches anti-Trump demonstrators. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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People picnic on a hill overlooking anti-Trump demonstrators in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Bicycle officers ride alongside anti-Trump demonstrators in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Pro-Trump signs in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A vendor sells a Trump bobblehead. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A dryer-lint bust of Donald Trump is on display in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A vendor sells hand-drawn images of Trump and other celebrities in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Code Pink members mock Donald Trump in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A vendor sells “political condoms” at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Tina Hillstrom, a California delegate, takes a selfie as former Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell speaks at the Republican National Convention. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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A convention delegate shows his support. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Former Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell speaks at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence claps while listening to speakers at the Republican National Convention. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Wisconsin Delegate Jim Miller listens to speakers at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks with former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Melania Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, applauds former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, center, at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Melania Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump with his wife, Melania, after she spoke at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Joseph Rice, an Oregon delegate, holds up the American flag. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump walks off with his wife, Melania, after she spoke at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Donald Trump walks off with his wife, Melania, after she spoke at the Republican National Convention on Monday. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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