Campaining is a grind. Just ask Herman Cain, who has already earned two Worst Week in Washington “honors” this month.

But, as our reporters proved with their Instagrams from behind the scenes on campaign trail, it’s a very photogenic grind. Check out a photo gallery of pictures taken by our staff members over the past few weeks using the iPhone app Instagram and the hashtag #2012Unfiltered.

View Photo Gallery: Our reporters have covered lots of ground for debates, town hall meetings and other candidate events in the past few weeks. They used Instagram and the hashtag #2012Unfiltered to bring our readers the big moments and behind-the-scenes nuances.

Do you use Instagram? You can contribute to our gallery by taking shots of campaigns or candidates and tagging them #2012Unfiltered. Read more about how to participate.

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