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. 31

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger basks in the delegates' resounding applause during his moments at the podium. "America gave me opportunities and my immigrant dreams came true. I want other people to get the same chances I did," the centrist Republican told the crowd. "That is why I believe in this party, and that is why I believe in this president."