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Focus on the Republican National Convention

By Swikar Patel — July 20, 2016 1 min read

A member of the Education Week team that is chronicling the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Associate Director of Photography Swikar Patel offers his unique view of the event.

Surrounded by their families, Donald Trump and Mike Pence watch the traditional balloon drop at the close of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Delegates cheer during speeches Thursday night at the Republican National Convention.
Signs are hoisted by supporters of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday night.
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives at the Quicken Loans Arena Wednesday evening.
Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence addresses the Republican National Convention Wednesday night.
Newt Gingrich addresses the Republican National Convention Wednesday.
Delegates cheer as radio talk show host Laura Ingraham addresses the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
Delegates cheer Wednesday during the Republican National Convention.
Age 17, Jace Lequerre of Vermont is the youngest delegate attending the Republican National Convention.
A panoramic view of the convention floor on opening night, shot from a cellphone.
There are almost as many flags as delegates in the Quicken Loans Arena, site of the Republican National Convention.
Donald Trump walks onto the stage Monday night to introduce his wife, Melania Trump, before her speech to the convention.
Delegates roar during convention speeches Tuesday night.
Boxing promoter Don King is interviewed Tuesday evening after arriving at the Republican National Convention.
Buttons for sale outside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention.
Arkansas delegate Darren Waddles is interviewed during the Republican National Convention.
Arkansas delegate Darren Waddles poses for a portrait.
Florida delegate Tina Harris reacts to speakers during the convention.
“I don’t think government can do education from Washington,” says delegate Gail Stanart, of Houston, Texas.
Decorated cowboy boots are modeled on the streets of Cleveland.
Uniformed Secret Service monitor lines at the security-tented entrance to the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
Police and the curious monitor the street scene in Cleveland on Tuesday during the Republican National Convention.

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