Grand Ol' Party

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

SEPT. 2

Hip-hop entrepreneur Sean "P. Diddy" Combs adds one more hat (in this case, the hometown Yankees) to his wide-ranging career by interviewing Ed Gillespie, chairman of Republican National Committee, for MTV. Combs has been a leader of the "Vote or Die" campaign, urging young people to visit the polls on Nov. 2.