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April 8th, 2009
06:28 PM ET

Beat 360° 4/8/09

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:
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner makes an announcement at the Treasury Department April 6, 2009. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

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soundoff (218 Responses)
  1. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    Timothy Geithner announces that he's holding onto Mr. Bidens Easter card in his jacket pocket for now.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  2. Gabe from Biloxi

    "I wonder if the President will bow to me like he did King Abdullah once I figure out how to pull us out of this here recession?"

    April 8, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  3. Kathleen, Indian Shores, FL

    It's all right here on this little piece of paper – the answer to our economic woes!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  4. Vanessa, TX

    And tonight's Beat 360 winner is.....gonna be announced when we come back!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  5. Mark Toronto Canada

    I hope that my staff got this right. This piece of paper doesn't seem big enough for all those zeros.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  6. Gabe from Biloxi

    I think I'll put this picture of President Obama's bow to King Abdullah right here, where no one will ever see it.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  7. Vanessa, TX

    The winner of the next American Idol is.......gonna be announced when we come back after these commercials!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  8. David - Plano, Texas

    Hey, don't judge! My days may be numbered and I'd better get what I can when it's offered.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  9. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    Geithner pulls out a laundry list from his suit pocket instead of his prepared notes to prove he, too , feels like this recession has taken him to the cleaners.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  10. Kalon (Kay-lin) Haggith, Toronto

    Geithner is embarrassed to find a McCain-Palin ballot in his rented suit.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  11. Martha(from NashvilleTN)

    Okay folks, I know the economy is not good, but I'm trying–I could use some help at the department......... and you all could start spending more money –stimulate this economy yourselves–I can't work miracles alone!!!!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  12. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    This is not what it looks like. I'm working on a system of checks and imbalances.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  13. Roberto in British Columbia

    Geithner reveals the winner of the Best Bailout at this year’s Alchemy Awards Show.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  14. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    Timothy Geithner keeps the checkbook of the country close to his heart !!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  15. Linda, Greenville, SC

    "And the next CEO to go is..."

    April 8, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  16. Rod Chorneyko, British Columbia

    No I do not regret Great Britain's involvement in the war in Iraq. And I think you have me confused with Tony Blair.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  17. Gary Shaw Washington DC

    And the Tarp Funds go to.....

    April 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  18. Dante Danville, CA

    And the nominees for the next CEO to be canned is....

    April 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  19. Kalon (Kay-lin) Haggith, Toronto

    Forever loyal to Obama, Geithner conceals a ballot that would have made McCain, president.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  20. Elizabeth -TEXAS

    The envelope please!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  21. Christina Glendale, AZ

    Members of politics will not be allowed to take kickbacks anymore......Starting tomorrow

    April 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  22. Gary Shaw Washington DC

    What do you mean I look like that guy that played Harvey Milk?

    April 8, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  23. Sean, Ontario

    Who knew the entire stimulus package would fit on a single speaker's note card...??

    April 8, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  24. San, Miami, FL

    The tax payers won't miss this extra thousand dollars.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  25. Susie from Spanaway, Wa.

    "Now for my next trick watch me pull a solution to our economy problems out of my pocket."

    April 8, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  26. Nicolas, France

    Well, the president told me I have carte blanche to resolve this crisis

    April 8, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  27. San, Miami, FL

    I'm investing all of my money on Lil Rounds winning American Idol.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  28. Don, WA

    "You know how you find things in your pockets when you do laundry...like a 5 dollar bill, a shopping list, a tax return, a coupon for the tanning salon...well it's like that."

    April 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  29. Gabe from Biloxi

    Oops. How did this little earmark get in there?

    April 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  30. Timothy Gibson

    And the 2009 Onion of the year award goes to The Federal Reserve for the biggest waste of funds in national history. Directed by Congress, starring all the President's Men.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    April 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  31. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    Timothy Geithner letter of resignation is always close at hand.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  32. Susie from Spanaway, Wa.

    Treasury Secretary Geithner pockets a early stimulus bonus for himself.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  33. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Oh this, just my income tax form. I'll fill it out April the 15th

    April 8, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  34. Sue, Lathrup Village, MI

    How do they expect me to straighten out this huge financial fiasco? I can't even straighten out my tie!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  35. eddy, toronto, canada

    "banks buy politicians with campaign contributions, politicians confiscate tax dollars and give that money to banks, the banks use that new money to buy other banks, those new banks buy politicians with campaign contributions...any other questions?"

    April 8, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  36. Susie from Spanaway, Wa.

    "Is that a stimulus envelope in your pocket or are you just glad to see me?"

    April 8, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  37. Bruce, Kansas City

    Think of a number... Any number.... Do you think I can guess the country's deficit right here on this piece of paper?

    April 8, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  38. BettyAnn, Nacogdoches,TX

    Timothy Geithner receives the answer in an envelope about the cost of the economy from the amazing Carnac. Pricless!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  39. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Mr Presisident, here is your mission, If you decide to except it.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  40. Kim Tedrow

    One moment, I need to check my lotto numbers...
    Kim, Lincoln NE

    April 8, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  41. Mike Vandeveer

    Okay, then, I'll just put the check in the mail. Trust me, I work for the government.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  42. Rod Chorneyko, British Columbia

    Well I don't care anymore. Publishers Clearing House has just advised me that I have won $10 million!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  43. Vanessa, TX

    In my pocket I have the secret on how to get us out of this economic mess....no, not really..its just my speech.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  44. Michele Springfield Missouri

    i hold the envelope with the name of the winner of american idol and you cant get it from me....ok maybe you can....for the right price....

    April 8, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  45. Vickie MO.

    Call security, I've brought the wrong speech letter!

    April 8, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  46. Ed - Sidney, OH

    I got MY stimulas check

    April 8, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  47. J. Cannon - Sherman Oaks, CA

    Geez, I forgot about this notice from the IRS in my pocket.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  48. Joseph Murphy of San Francisco, CA

    Well my dance card is almost filled...hey maybe I should ask Nancy Pelosi...hmm...maybe not....

    April 8, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  49. Justin Nurin

    "Ummmmm, no, this isn't my bail-out check... uhhh, go get your own!"

    Justin – Tampa, FL

    April 8, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  50. J. Cannon - Sherman Oaks, CA

    I wish I had teleprompter privileges.

    April 8, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
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