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Beat 360° 6/16/11
The first lady reacts as President Obama soothes a crying baby at the Congressional Picnic hosted at the White House Wednesday, June 15, 2011 (Photo credit: twitpic.com/White House Photo)
June 16th, 2011
07:52 PM ET

Beat 360° 6/16/11

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Tom Foreman
“President Obama today personally thanked one of the voters who will be paying off the national debt.”


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Irene Clark
“I'm used to crying babies – I have a Congress full of them!"

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  1. Augie McKibben

    ...there, there – Romney didn't mean it...

    June 16, 2011 at 8:20 pm |
  2. patrick

    We were all babies once...being held by the president cough* cough*

    June 16, 2011 at 8:20 pm |
  3. Diller

    Its ok, Michelle said she didn't love him and it will never happen again.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:19 pm |
  4. Robert Camacho - Concord, California

    Michele I want another one.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:19 pm |
  5. Rebecca Hultman

    "Hush! There just won't be any Social Security when you turn 65 or even 70! Deal with it!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:19 pm |
  6. James - NY

    "Michele Bachman isn't the only one that can foster children. We'll take this one!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:18 pm |
  7. Rodney Hoffman

    Iit's the best age - pre-partisan.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:18 pm |
  8. randall williams

    Michelle:If thats your "Love Child",I hope he's born in the USA!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  9. Tiara

    Michelle thinking: why did he never hold OUR girls like that?!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  10. Karen L.Cordy

    See Michelle.....I told you, I haven't lost my touch. Time for another!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  11. Joshua Wertheim

    "Burp"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  12. Justin Karter

    "Can I see her birth certificate please?"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  13. M.Rios

    First Lady "Awwww, can we keep her" President "Think anyone will notice"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:15 pm |
  14. Chris

    Michelle–a little help here. I think she just filled her pants.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:14 pm |
  15. James - NY

    "Does this have a diaper on it?"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:14 pm |
  16. Cyndy

    Haven't I kissed enough baby at this point?

    June 16, 2011 at 8:13 pm |
  17. Patty Ca

    Obama: Aww...think it's time for a change?...you're not a Republican are you?

    June 16, 2011 at 8:13 pm |
  18. Mia

    "Just kidding, medical care isn't going to cost your first born child!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:12 pm |
  19. richard bohlin

    hey..psst. can I use your birth certificate?

    June 16, 2011 at 8:11 pm |
  20. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    As usual, the commander-in-chief is 'left holding the baby' ... LITERALLY!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:11 pm |
  21. Grace

    (Michelle) AWW can we take him home...im sure he isnt a republican!!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:11 pm |
  22. Elisabeth O (London, UK)

    This is the moment where The First Lady thought "Aw! What a cliché!" realising that her husband is now ONE OF THOSE politicians with his picture holding a baby.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:10 pm |
  23. Nancy - San Francisco

    "There there Sarah, you can't run for president if you keep crying like that."

    June 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm |
  24. Karthik

    President Obama, please fix our economy.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm |
  25. Lee Oliver

    President Obama calms baby whispering "Yes We Can!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm |
  26. Ron Gorman

    As Mrs Obama notices the mini McCain tattoo.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm |
  27. Andree

    Oh geez, where did your mother go!!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm |
  28. GeorgeB

    "So sweet! I can't wait until she grows up and has a paycheck we can plunder!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:08 pm |
  29. Patty Ca

    Obama: Aww...don't cry, but i know just how you feel!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm |
  30. Regina Gann

    "Hush little baby don't shed a tear, I'm gunna raise taxes in a year!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:06 pm |
  31. Shelly

    "is that the diaper or the GOP I smell?"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:06 pm |
  32. Sarah Armour

    Michelle is saying, "Did you hear what that baby just did in Barack's hand?!?!?"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:05 pm |
  33. Cory Walsh

    Michelle Obama: " Awww.....thank God he's not like Arnold!:

    June 16, 2011 at 8:05 pm |
  34. Debbie Vermillion

    "Once upon a time there was a majical President named Obama, and he fixed all the worlds troubles..."

    June 16, 2011 at 8:05 pm |
  35. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Michelle Obama:

    OMG! Better not be your baby by another mother!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:05 pm |
  36. sharon amick

    "If you poop on me I'll assume your a republican"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:04 pm |
  37. Kristi P.

    It's hard to be angry at a man holding and soothing a baby. I bet Michelle just forgave him for eating all those chili-dogs while she promoted nutrition. It may be enough for the rest of us to forgive him for the economy. No, better get a puppy for that.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:04 pm |
  38. Ken Wilcox

    Whispering in his ear, "2 trillion in debt, no social security or medicaid! Your generation is screwed! "

    June 16, 2011 at 8:04 pm |
  39. Tarra

    He can soothe the crying of the baby, but not the crying of the nation.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:04 pm |
  40. Marsha B

    First Lady is thinking "Don't even think about it!". LOL

    June 16, 2011 at 8:03 pm |
  41. Marie J Lemonnier

    ahhh it will be better now!!!!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:03 pm |
  42. Sharon

    "... if only I could do this with Congress!"

    June 16, 2011 at 8:03 pm |
  43. Nicole

    Mr. Obama takes time for everyone

    June 16, 2011 at 8:02 pm |
  44. Ken A, Culver City, CA

    If they're infantile and hysterical, I can calm them. Well, except for Michele Bachmann.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:02 pm |
  45. Rita

    YOU didn't blame that one on the baby!!!!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:01 pm |
  46. Lee Jeffreys

    "OH GREAT! I SMELL "BROWNIES"!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:01 pm |
  47. MFolio

    It's ok, he was born in America.

    June 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm |
  48. Leslieanne

    Precious Moment in Time

    June 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm |
  49. Nicole

    Mr. President loves the babies!

    June 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm |
  50. Patty Ca

    1st Lady:Aww....The Clinton's were right, it does take a village!

    June 16, 2011 at 7:59 pm |
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