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11 Places We Found Pokémon at the DNC

From Eevees to Pidgeys to Spearows, Pokémon infiltrated the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 22:  A man plays Pokemon Go game on a smartphone on July 22, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese version o
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This week at the 2016 DNC, we came across all kinds of people: Bernie Sanders protesters, celebrities like Rosario Dawson and Chelsea Handler, the President of the United States, and of course a dozen types of Pokémon. Here's where we spotted the little monsters (no, not Lady Gaga's those were at a different event) as we Pokémon Go'd our way around Philadelphia.

Click through the list, Poké players!

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A small-town Pidgey getting ready to say he's with her

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A left-wing Spearow trolling the Fox News van

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A Paras screaming "YAS KWEEN" during Michelle Obama's speech

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A protesting Ekans blocking the road in the rain

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A scheming Rattata trying to steal my credential

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A tired-after-four-days-of-this-sh*t Paras ready to help out at Facebook

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An Eevee interrupting your regularly scheduled broadcast

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An Exeggutor...

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A Vaporeon...

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And a Weezing, all battling it out at the gym

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A persistent Zubat cheering "BERNIE" during Kirsten Gillibrand's speech

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