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Katy Perry raises arms with Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York on March 2.
Katy Perry raises arms with Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York on March 2.Mike Segar—Reuters
Katy Perry raises arms with Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York on March 2.
Six-year-old Aiden Thurman, of Hugo, Okla. prays during a campaign stop by Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Feb. 26, 2016, in Oklahoma City.
A girl does a backflip during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Fort Collins, Colo. on Feb. 28.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump slings water from a bottle during a rally in Fort Worth, Texas on Feb. 26.
Republican presidential candidate, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio reads tweets from Donald Trump during a rally at Mount Paran Christian school in Kennesaw, Ga. on Feb. 27.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, speaks during a rally on Super Tuesday primary election night in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 1. Christie endorsed Trump for the nomination,
Hillary Clinton supporters attend a "Get Out The Vote" on Feb. 27 in Fairfield, Ala.
Cardboard cut outs show the likeness of Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio in a London pub on March 1.
Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Grand Prairie, Texas on Feb. 27.
A man holds a poster depicting Donald Trump while participating in Red Bull Jump & Freeze Lebanon at a ski resort in mount Lebanon on Feb. 28.
Supporters walk in a 'March for Bernie' in downtown Seattle on on Feb. 27.
Katy Perry raises arms with Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a benefi
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The Most Surprising Political Photos of the Week

With Super Tuesday behind us, the campaign is officially in full swing. But, that also means photographers have been following and documenting the various candidates for months now. That might explains why we're seeing an increasing number of original and surprising takes on the presidential race – from Associated Press' Andrew Harnik take on Donald Trump's campaign event with Chris Christie to a Hillary Clinton fan sporting a bear costume.

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