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January 6th, 2009
05:17 PM ET

Beat 360 1/6/09

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) accepts the gavel from Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) during the first session of the 111th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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soundoff (212 Responses)
  1. Judy Opial

    Please, from every concerned American, use that gavel for good instead of evil!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  2. Dan - California

    "Tell me where you got that dye job, Boehner, or else!!"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  3. Sarah R Toronto Ontario

    Minority leader John Boehner goes in for a hug as speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi goes in for a smack.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  4. ROXANNA, Greenville, MS

    Hey John want some good old liberal slap and tickle?

    January 6, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  5. Paul Zuker, Austin, TX

    You have no idea what the 233 seats are whispering to me about what to do with this gavel!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  6. Louis Krasnovsky

    Smell it, smell it, smell it............Now take it!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  7. Maria_Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    I'll interrogate everyone. Will not leave one!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  8. Janene from Mesa, AZ

    "Oy Gavelt (Geh-vollt); this thing is heavy. It would have cost a fortune to Mallett (mail it)"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  9. Alisha Cambari-Saka, Bali

    Nancy Pelosi continues what voters began on November 4.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  10. Marge Lindskog, Pueblo, Colorado

    This gives new meaning to "hammering out a deal."

    January 6, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  11. Maria_Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    Easy, Easy, I do what you want! 😉

    January 6, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  12. Reski Ramli - Bali

    Bang, bang Nancy's wooden hammer came down on his head; bang, bang, Nancy's wooden hammer turned the US blue from red.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  13. Maria_Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    The Republicans don't know with whom they got!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  14. Janene from Mesa, AZ

    "John do you think this will help me get those pork barrels opened?"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  15. Dan - California

    "Bonk? I'll show you bonk, Boehner!"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  16. Randall Manning

    ....In case that junior senator from Chicago gets in.....

    Socialninja
    San Antonio, Tx

    January 6, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  17. David Jones, Las Vegas NV

    Oh John, you always know how to spoil a girl.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  18. Janene from Mesa, AZ

    "Do you play AC Beat 360 John? I think this is what they really mean."

    January 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  19. Jim Hutchins, Ogden UT

    The power in the House used to reside with Rep. Tom "The Hammer" DeLay. Now, the power is wielded by Rep. Nancy "The Gavel" Pelosi.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  20. Marina;Saugus, California

    Let's see if this will make a dent in this crummy economy.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  21. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    " I am woman..... HEAR ME KNOCKING??????"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  22. Marina;Saugus, California

    Oh, it's so great to have power at you FINGERTIPS!!!! Ha ha ha ha!!!!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  23. Jack Orangeville,Ont. Canada

    If we bail out any more banks,insurance companies,brokerage firms,trust funds and car companies were going to need a sickle to go with this hammer!!!!!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  24. Janine from PA.

    It's time we put you republicans in line.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  25. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    I'm in charge now.... get out of my way.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  26. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Nancy Pelosi doing her best Eartha Kitt "Hey Johhny....c'mon a my House!"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  27. Pat from New York City

    Nancy Pelosi, National Whack-a-Mole Champion

    January 6, 2009 at 7:16 pm |
  28. JIM O'DONNELL - The Villages,FL

    Nancy, you look like the Statue of Liberty.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:16 pm |
  29. Janine from PA.

    Nice to see a man be in the "minority".

    January 6, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  30. Hubert Wells

    "Say my name..."

    January 6, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  31. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    Look Nancy I don't think that's what they mean when they say "RING" in the new year!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  32. Steve, Bend OR

    May I borrow this to break the glass ceiling.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  33. Dan - California

    "This is what you get for having a better dye job than me, Boehner!"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  34. Mike, Kingston, Canada Eh.

    This is not going to workout, the gavel will always come between us!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  35. Josh Smith

    "So just hit this desk with this wooden thing and people listen to you." – Boehner

    January 6, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  36. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Hey Johnny...c'mon a my House!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  37. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    Pelosi and Boehner dance to the Elvis classic, "Love me Tenderized"!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  38. Kostas (from Montreal)

    You might want to give this to Hillary for the next time she tries to break through the glass ceiling.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  39. Ron San Bruno Ca

    Does Minority Leader , ring A bell ?

    January 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  40. Jose Gonzalez

    No, it's my gavel! Now back off or else!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  41. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    C'mon a my House!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  42. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    "Come on John.... I only want to see if I can ring your bell."

    January 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  43. Maria_Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    I'm the most powerful woman in U.S.!
    Hahaha ...

    January 6, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  44. JIM O'DONNELL - The Villages,FL

    John, if you don't get your hand off me, you will be wearing this gavel !

    January 6, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  45. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    Vote for the bailout, or the gavel will take you out!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:08 pm |
  46. Rikki, Fargo, ND

    "OK John, now hold still and you wont even know what hit you!"

    January 6, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  47. Maria_Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    Gaza here I come!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  48. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    Finally... something to work with!!

    January 6, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  49. Mike, Kingston, Canada Eh.

    I guess I'm going to have to put you in your place Mister.

    January 6, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  50. Ekene Onyebeke

    It's ok Johny, there's nothing wrong with loosing an election and an eye

    January 6, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
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