Grand Ol' Party

President George W. Bush leads the GOP-style celebration in New York City during the Republican National Convention. By Serena Kappes

AUG. 30

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani enjoys a standing ovation upon taking the stage at Madison Square Garden. During his address, which elicited laughs and cheers and a brief "New York, New York" chant from the crowd, Giuliani praised the Commander-in-Chief, saying, "Since Sept. 11, President Bush has remained rock-solid."