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June 18th, 2009
06:12 PM ET

Beat 360° 6/18/09

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. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner arrives for testimony before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee June 18, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Win McNamee/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.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!

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soundoff (147 Responses)
  1. d. griffith

    I hope they can handle the truth.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  2. Sharon Hastings

    Does anyone on the Committee have a sick sack?

    June 18, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  3. Anthonia-Califronia!

    "Oh, no dont tell me you guys are going to dim the lights again!"

    June 18, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  4. JC- Los Angeles

    "It's true that my daddy knew President Obama's mommy years ago when they were both in Indonesia, however, I'm as qualified as any to run a nation into the ground."

    June 18, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  5. Toni, Queens NY

    No, You can't make me stop holding my breath until you pass my economic package!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  6. Dave K, San Diego

    Fine! if you don't want to allocate more TARP, I'll take cookies and go home.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  7. Anthonia-Califronia!

    "Nausea, Heartburn, Indigestion,Upset Stomach, Diarrhea!!"

    June 18, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  8. Tim Gibson

    No fair, even the queen got an ipod.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    June 18, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  9. AndyZ Lynn, MA

    Secretary Geithner suddenly realizes that Thai food is too spicy for his delicate digestive system.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  10. Jennifer - Roswell, NM

    While empty rhetoric is common during Senate committee hearings, Geithner got "gassy" even before he spoke.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  11. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    Geithner wears an outrageous hat to today's event that easily 'tops' the one Aretha Franklin wore to the Inauguration.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  12. Isabel, Brazil

    What the hell is this?

    June 18, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  13. Jennifer, New Rochelle, NY

    "Mommmmeeeeeeee!"

    June 18, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  14. patty a banks palmdale, ca.

    20 cents, this about 20 cents! for petes sake, then talk dont text!!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  15. Jennifer, New Rochelle, NY

    Ok, I'm clicking my ruby slippers, but nothing's happening...I want to go home!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  16. Bryan Bonner

    To himself: "Relax Timmy, the truth never hurt anyone! Oh wait..."

    Bryan B
    Corona, Ca

    June 18, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  17. Jennifer, New Rochelle, NY

    Dang, I knew I shouldn't have had that 5-alarm chili for lunch.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  18. Steve, Bend OR

    I know the economy's bad, but does anybody want to talk about the UFO hovering over my head.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  19. Derek - Charleston

    Pay no attention to the man behing the curtain.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  20. Mel from Framingham, MA

    Mr. Chairman, I'd like to phone a friend.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  21. Jennifer, New Rochelle, NY

    "Now let's play 'Who Wants to be a Multi-Billionaire!' Tonight's contestants...lots of subprime mortgage lenders!"

    June 18, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  22. Bill Katz, Hartford, CT

    "Good morning Senators, today I'm going to sing a rendition of, "Happy Days are Here again" and i hope it doesn't bring down the House."

    June 18, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  23. Isabel, Brazil

    Hearing is only give ear to this speech, but not be able to understand what is being put together with words

    June 18, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  24. Danny Felton

    Gee, I hope no one notices that.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  25. Gayle McCauley Malden,Mass.

    Noting the eerie presence of lights above him,Timothy cringes and awaits the theme song from 'Close Encounters Of The Third Kind'

    June 18, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  26. Ron San Bruno, Ca

    Is it not true Mr. Geithner , that Ben Stine outed you on Larry King Live , June 17th around 6:20 P.M.. And did he not try to hold it in for as long as he could, until he blew your cover ,just like a little kid being a" Big Tattale Tale ".

    June 18, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  27. Mark

    " Hey...I knew that I would eventually be crowned king!! "

    Mark
    Sacramento, CA

    June 18, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  28. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    I'm trying not to laugh because I thought I was here to testify on the state of the American economy but you keep asking me about non-existent things such as,banking,the housing market and urban affairs!!!!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  29. Scott Shumaker, Auburn, CA

    Bad timing....testifying after serving as a judge at a Chili "cook-off".

    June 18, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  30. Jean (Clarksburg, Maryland)

    Come on, why do they have to stare at me like this....they think I'm Madoff or what?

    June 18, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  31. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Care to see my Richard Nixon impression?......"I am not a crook"

    June 18, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  32. Mark

    " I'm going to hold my breath until the recession ends! "

    Mark
    Sacramento, CA

    June 18, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  33. Pamina in New Rochelle

    This is my "serious economy" face!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  34. kem roy neal

    " Ok, none of you could guess, so I'll tell you. Its my Henry Kissinger face.
    You committee members are no fun..."

    June 18, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  35. Scott Shumaker, Auburn, CA

    "I'm going to hold my breath until you re-phrase the question."

    June 18, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  36. Lori - PA

    I want to go home!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  37. Shelley (Elk Grove, CA)

    "Hmmm...that's a really good question Senator...I guess we could just print some more bills, just need to figure out a way to buy the paper and ink first".

    June 18, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  38. craig, long island, ny

    I don't understand the question.
    From the committee: we know, and that is the underlying problem here.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  39. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    Although the government denies any existence of alien life, This photo was recently discovered of Tim Geithner being questioned in a UFO.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  40. Lori - PA

    I thought this was Larry King Live. You all tricked me!

    June 18, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  41. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    Reminds me of a scene from a movie,The Devil's Advocate

    June 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  42. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    Because of the increasing costs of Washington DC real estate, The U.S. Senate is now based in a spaceship.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  43. Laura Startz

    More debt, no sweat.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  44. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    Hmmm...reminds me of a hit song from the 70's,you know,just one look,that's all it took

    June 18, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  45. Jon from Bethesda, MD

    Close Encounters with Timothy Geithner.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  46. Mark Toronto Canada

    If I don't fart before the microphones are on I'm a dead man.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  47. Preston VanLoon, Mt. Pleasant IA

    "Does anyone have a bag, I can't keep it in any longer."

    June 18, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  48. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    US Tres Sec Timothy Geithner becomes the first person to testify from outer space.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  49. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    The alien spaceship will be asking me probing questions in a matter of minutes.

    June 18, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  50. Cindy Panackia

    I said "I am not going to eat my spinach even if it is from the White House garden."
    Cindy
    Riverview, MI

    June 18, 2009 at 6:18 pm |
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