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September 11th, 2009
05:22 PM ET

Beat 360° 9/11/09

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:

US Senator Al Franken, D-MN, jokes with US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the floor of the House Chamber before US President Barack Obama's speech about health care reform.

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 BEAT 360º WINNERS

Staff:

Kay Jones

"Yes you ARE smart enough! And people DO like you!"

Viewer:

Terri, Atlanta

“I’m Erica Hill’s number one fan – not you.”

_________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (167 Responses)
  1. Susan Cochran from San Ramon, CA

    Lorne Michaels isn't the writer here. If you're not politically correct, you're history.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  2. Tarja, Finland

    What`s it gonna take to wipe that smile out of your face? I`m being serious here!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  3. Blaise

    Reid: "You're new around here, Franken – so serious up and leave the comedy to the real stars... Like Wilson and that clown with the open mike in California! We've got work to do around here!"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  4. Londa, NY

    Lets settle this with a draw the fifty states contest.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  5. Cindy Panackia

    In the most calming tone Al Franken says "I thank you for your passion", we need to have more of these conversations, but get your hands off of me and get out of my face, NOW!!!!

    Cindy
    Rivrview,MI

    September 11, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  6. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Hey...didn't you used to be funny?"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  7. manny rodriguez

    Harry Reid, " Of course, he's going to be lying!"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  8. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    Mr. Magic 60! Now that we have a 60 majority in the Senate, a tsunami of change will sweep through the Congress! YES WE CAN!!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  9. Patrick, Rockville, MD

    I saw you draw the Unites States map from memory. I am charging you with coming up with a schematic that will make it easier for these republicans to understand our healthcare plan.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  10. Jennifer, Toronto, Canada

    So tell me the truth, was Pat really a man or a woman?

    September 11, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  11. Chiana (Canada)

    Will you giggle when I poke you, Dough Boy?

    September 11, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  12. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    I remember when Ben Stein was your comedy partner and you called yourself Franken-Stein.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  13. Marty Haber

    I know, I can't believe I'm a senator either.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  14. Jasmine - Spokane, WA (Spokandyland)

    WHY did you have to persuade Ellen to judge on Idol, Franken! I'm disgusted with you!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  15. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    "Hey Franken, you could really learn something from this Joe Wilson guy...now he's funny!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  16. Patty A Banks, Palmdale, Ca

    Franken...arguing with you is like arguing with a dining room table 🙂

    September 11, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  17. Orla Stuart, Santa Cruz, CA

    Are those flakes on you shoulder?

    September 11, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  18. linda (torrance CA)

    On death panels

    Reid: You think your exempt!!!!!
    Franken: (WOW! I guess they do get riled up).....hahaha!!!!!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  19. Fred - Santa Fe, NM

    You're late Franken! So, wipe that smile off your face and get to work.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  20. brian from sharon springs ny

    i'm telling ya, i don't care WHO did your hair. YOU CAN'T TWEET THE PRESIDENT DURING A SPEECH!!!!!!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  21. Sheila Stuart, CA

    Are you the turkey that ate my turkey sandwich?

    September 11, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  22. Orla Stuart, Santa Cruz, CA

    Only you can prevent forest fires!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  23. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    "Hey Franken, it must be this that has got Joe Wilson all excited for some reason as all I hear him yelling around here tonight is 'NEW TIE!"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  24. Karen J. from Moorestown, NJ

    Reid tells Franken: "It's because you are good enough, smart enough, and doggone it, People like you!"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  25. Tim Gibson

    I know Minnesota has 1,000 lakes, but we have 1,000 pennies in our budget, now lets pass this reform.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    September 11, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  26. Sandip Shinde

    The Rush Limbaugh letter, Donations criticism, Las Vegas Land deal, Condo gifts, Newspaper threat; longer the list of criticism, the more popular one gets-that's my advice for you Al.

    Sandip Shinde.
    Lakeland, Florida.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:20 pm |
  27. Linda, Upstate, New York

    Hey Al, you're good enough, you're smart enough, and doggone it, people like you!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:20 pm |
  28. Tina Autry (Waxahachie, TX)

    "Hey, you really are funny...."

    September 11, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  29. Patty A Banks, Palmdale, Ca

    Hey Franklin...for the last time, i want to see your birth certificate?

    September 11, 2009 at 6:14 pm |
  30. Kim Saracino, CA

    Comedy Central!
    from Kim, San Diego, CA

    September 11, 2009 at 6:13 pm |
  31. Susan Steinberg

    Welcome to the big house funny boy!

    Susan Steinberg
    Big Spring, TX

    September 11, 2009 at 6:12 pm |
  32. Patty A Banks, Palmdale, Ca

    What me lie!!...well how about this!!...."you can't handle the truth!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:11 pm |
  33. Michael Conan Doyle

    You'll vote the way I tell you or you'll be back on 'Saturday Night Live'
    before you can say Senator Norm Coleman!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:11 pm |
  34. Patty A Banks, Palmdale, Ca

    So you think its funny Franklin!!...i ask you over & over to confirm me as your friend on facebook & you consistantly ignore me!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  35. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    I can't WAIT to hear all your 'YOU LIE' jokes, Joe Wilson's going to be livid!!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  36. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Harry Potter and the Half-Truth Theatre.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  37. Gayle McCauley Malden,Mass.

    "You're good enough,you're smart enough and doggone it,people like you!"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  38. Susie from Spanaway, Wa.

    Senator Reid showing Senator Franklin who really is number 1.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:05 pm |
  39. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    You HAVE to teach me that 'draw all 50 states freehand' trick! I need some way to earn drinking money after I retire from the Senate!

    September 11, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  40. Sandip Shinde

    Harry, You know why I support a "three strikes" law ? Because it would prevent Rush Limbaugh from marrying again.

    Sandip Shinde.
    Lakeland, Florida.

    September 11, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  41. Lori

    Hey she asked me to spank her too, but I was too busy reading the latest details on health care reform. Lori – CA

    September 11, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  42. Juliette Ribeiro

    "...A bipartisan tie for only $9.99? YOU LIE!"

    September 11, 2009 at 6:03 pm |
  43. Joe Carlson, San Diego, CA

    "Are you sure you are a senator? I could have sworn I have seen you on TV before..."

    September 11, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  44. Anne from Toronto

    Sen. Harry Reid urges some guy named Stuart Smalley (at left) to dispense with that annoying "Sen. Al Franken" character.

    September 11, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  45. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    You're young enough to be my intern… er…son.

    September 11, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  46. Dan T

    Hahaha Harry responds, "But don't screw it up!"

    September 11, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  47. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    To quote Lisa, "You're out of shape, Al. I'll kick your ass."

    September 11, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  48. michele franklin-hill

    Reid: He says he going to point his finger like this, and yell something.

    September 11, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  49. Sandip Shinde

    You got that right Harry!, and for that I give you a free copy of my book "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot."

    Sandip Shinde.
    Lakeland, Florida.

    September 11, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  50. Christy Gibson

    Reid: “I can take you any day! Bring it on!”
    Franken: “Are you kidding me?”
    Christy Gibson
    Nashville,TN by way of Nassau, Bahamas

    September 11, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
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