February 3rd, 2009
04:13 PM ET

Beat 360° 2/3/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°?

Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too.

Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite!

Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama talk to second grade students at the Capital City Public Charter School in Washington February 3, 2009.

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions!

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soundoff (236 Responses)
  1. San, Miami, FL

    Raise your hands if your daddy has a job!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:49 pm |
  2. Charles in Harbor Springs, Michigan

    "Let's hear it for a President who can read all the way through 'My Pet Goat'!"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:49 pm |
  3. Burt, Bradenton, FL

    Okay: Everyone without income tax problems, please raise you hand.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:47 pm |
  4. Kristien,Antwerp, Belgium

    C'mon honey, join in "Y..M..C..A......"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:46 pm |
  5. Rizwan Mohammed

    It is not fairy tale sweetheart.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:45 pm |
  6. Avalon King

    Oh boy, there she goes again rallying supporters. Relax honey, they've got quite a few years to go before they can vote!

    San Juan,
    Trinidad, West Indies

    February 3, 2009 at 4:44 pm |
  7. Kristien,Antwerp, Belgium

    I took some time to sink in, but Michelle Obama finally realises that she's the new First Lady

    February 3, 2009 at 4:44 pm |
  8. Carson Barham

    President Obama thinking to himself....If only it were this easy to get the Republicans excited about the Stimulus Plan.

    Greenville, NC

    February 3, 2009 at 4:43 pm |
  9. Shasta Howard

    Obama thinks "My wife cheers because she gets a new wardrobe just to read to second graders and all I get is this lousy tie "

    February 3, 2009 at 4:43 pm |
  10. gayle mccauley Malden,Mass.

    "Yeah,I won!! They voted ME the "Most Fun First Family Member"!!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm |
  11. NM

    Heyyyy !!!!! It's snowing outside, so you get a holiday

    February 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm |
  12. Kirk Maldonado

    Yeah! I got Barack's private e-mail address!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:41 pm |
  13. Lynne

    Look Ma, No hands!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:40 pm |
  14. Sekelo (Clarksburg, Maryland)

    – Listen, guys, to really shake things up here in Washington, we are going to need....
    – Mom in Chief, yeeeeee!!!!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:38 pm |
  15. Jennifer/Fitzwilliam, NH

    "If you voted for Barack, throw your hands up!"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:38 pm |
  16. Atul M, CA

    We have come a long way from "My Pet Goat" to "My Pet Gloat"! 🙂

    February 3, 2009 at 4:38 pm |
  17. Emily, Perry Hall, MD

    One lone child voted to have President Obama be the guest reader today at a Washington school. Mrs. Obama was very gracious in her victory.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:37 pm |
  18. Jill Peterson

    Give me an "O" – give me a "B" – give me another "O" – give me a "M" – give me an "A" – WHATS IT SPELL??????

    February 3, 2009 at 4:37 pm |
  19. michael cooper

    How about the new stretch-chell action figure!!!!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:36 pm |
  20. Stella Laurence

    OBAMA: See I told you I could read!

    MICHELLE: Come on kids show some love for your president he just read you the entire Cliffnotes for Ulysses! Yeah!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm |
  21. Jack Magestro

    Michelle touts Barack as bein the first president to have his own library while in office.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm |
  22. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    See Barack. See Michelle. See Barack and Michelle. Where is Spot? Barack is sad that there is no Spot. Michelle is happy that they will soon see Spot. Spot will run. Run Spot run. The end.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm |
  23. Minnie in PDX

    I WON!!!!!!!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm |
  24. VP

    Hmm... Let see… which one of your parents have a clean bill of tax? I would like to take a shot at nominating them for a cabinet position.

    VP from Scottsdale AZ

    February 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm |
  25. Betty Ann, Nacogdoches,TX

    While visiting a public school with her husband President Obama, First lady Michelle looses control and shouts, "touchdown steelers!"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm |
  26. Motor Mike

    Yeah. Mr. Obama has picked the First Dog.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm |
  27. Karen Carper

    How many of us are glad to see Bush and Cheney leave..? YEAHHH!!!!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm |
  28. Scott

    Look, we need to act boldly and swiftly.... I need the help of young people like yourselves. Who's with me?

    – Scott, Washington, DC

    February 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm |
  29. Jack Magestro

    Michelle whoops it up with the second graders while Barack thinks he'd rather be playing hoops.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm |
  30. Linda , Greenville, SC


    February 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm |
  31. Zachary White

    It appears Michelle was a bigger bookworm in elementary school then Barack.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:32 pm |
  32. Betty Ann, Nacogdoches,TX

    " Boys and Girls can you read President Obama's mind? He wants you to read!"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:31 pm |
  33. Todd

    Ok kids...Seriously...who would you rather have as President? Barack or Michelle? Looks like Michelle won!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:31 pm |
  34. Anthony - Apex, NC

    Never before has a woman been so excited that her husband beat a 7 year old in a staring contest.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:30 pm |
  35. gayle mccauley Malden,Mass.

    "Yeah, I won! I AM smarter than a second grader!!"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:29 pm |
  36. Joe Scerra, Richmond, VA

    Michelle Obama burst out with joy when she finds out they will be reading Dr. Seuss' , Yertle the Turtle"

    February 3, 2009 at 4:29 pm |
  37. Matt Dayton, Ohio

    "What," Michelle Obama yells, " Rush Limbaugh ate one of the peanut butter crackers you gave him at lunch time"? Barack Obama calls her attitude shameful for they should be working for bipartisanship.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm |
  38. Roxanne - Ventura, CA

    Okay kids gimme a B, gimme an A, gimme an R, gimme an A, gimme a C, gimme a K – Barack, Barack, yeah Barack!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:27 pm |
  39. Jill Herskovits

    Ok kids, Now this is what everyone will look like when we pass the stimulus package!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:27 pm |
  40. David L.

    David L., San Francisco, CA

    "Okay, kids. Now, I'm going to tell you the story about the man who became president and moved into the the White House with his wonderful mother-in-law."

    February 3, 2009 at 4:26 pm |
  41. Mike B.

    Michelle couldn't be more excited to read "The little engine that could!"

    Mike B.
    Scottsville, NY

    February 3, 2009 at 4:26 pm |
  42. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Yeaaaaaaa, there's the bell

    February 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm |
  43. Anthony - Apex, NC

    Yeah, that's great. How long before I can check my Blackberry?

    February 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm |
  44. C A. Thompson Killeen, Texas

    Two, Four, Six, Eight- Who did we inaugurate!!!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm |
  45. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    "Michelle Obama, come on down, you're the next contestant on 'The Price is Right'!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm |
  46. JOEL

    OK partypooper you need to help me get the wave started!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm |
  47. dg

    He's got the whole world in his hands..dg

    February 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm |
  48. Ken Bernstein, Irvington, NY

    Although Barack was rooting for the Steelers, I was rooting for the Cardinals....and when they scored the go ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, I was like Whoa! Whoa!

    February 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm |
  49. Mike, Syracuse NY

    Is there anyone here without tax problems that wants to be in my cabinet?

    February 3, 2009 at 4:23 pm |
  50. Roxanne - Ventura, CA

    Yeah! I finally got Barak to give me his email address.

    February 3, 2009 at 4:20 pm |
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