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September 30th, 2009
05:34 PM ET

Beat 360° 9/30/09

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 looks through a microscope at brain cells as he tours the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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:

Tom Foreman

"So that’s all that’s left of hope for the Government Option, huh?"

Viewer:

Jennifer, New York City

"Obama’s new health plan: he will do all your lab work himself, for free."

_________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (165 Responses)
  1. Jesse Segura

    Objects are closer than they appear.

    September 30, 2009 at 8:03 pm |
  2. Shane

    "And this is now the approximate size of support for the public option?"

    September 30, 2009 at 8:00 pm |
  3. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    It takes a microscope to see it, but the Republican's DO have a heart.

    September 30, 2009 at 8:00 pm |
  4. Char, Killeen, TX

    "So, this is where the Conservatives get their ideas from?"

    September 30, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  5. Robbi Jean

    Secret Service made me close them, but if you look through there, Mr. President, you can see the rain falling on the window behind those blinds.

    Long Island, NY

    September 30, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  6. Tarja, Finland

    These are brain cells? I thought someone has sneezed here.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  7. Victor El Paso TX

    Brother, This is cool!

    September 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm |
  8. Shen Wei, Auburn WA.

    Doctor : " how much money are you planning to spend on health care."

    Mr.Obama: "One dollar, one cell."

    September 30, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  9. Jeff (Washington,PA)

    President Obama: "I can't see a thing". Doctor: "Open your other eye".

    September 30, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  10. Evan- New Mexico

    "Iv'e been dealing with Congress for so long that I almost forgot what these look like."

    September 30, 2009 at 7:47 pm |
  11. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Actually I'm more curious to see whats in the blue wrapped box under the screen.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  12. Gordon (Fort Myers, Florida)

    I wish my brain was as big as that I see there.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  13. Evan- New Mexico

    "I've been dealing with Congress so long I almost forgot what these look like."

    September 30, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  14. margo franssen

    mmmmmm....i only see one.....was this a republican ????

    September 30, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  15. John Lubowitz, Albany, New York

    The President feels that the entire world is looking through a microscope at his brain cells.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  16. Carol Sullivan

    Wow, my predecessor did have a few!

    Carol Sullivan
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    September 30, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  17. Annie

    Oh. Not swine flu then?

    September 30, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  18. michele franklin-hill

    Obama: I found Waldo!

    September 30, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  19. michele franklin-hill

    Obama about Biden: Well then I really don't know why he says what he says?

    September 30, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  20. michele franklin-hill

    Hillary's latest "senior moment" caught in mid recollection.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  21. Gayle McCauley Malden,Mass.

    "Hey,is this sample from one of the guys in Blue Man Group?"

    September 30, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  22. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    President Obama: You mean to tell me that those little wormy things joined with the Republican controlled Congress to defeat Hillary-care?

    September 30, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  23. Susan, Novato CA

    Thanks, with this microscope I can now almost see the chance of passing some kind of meaningful healthcare reform!

    September 30, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  24. Susan Big Spring, TX

    Obama explores the prospects of a second career.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  25. Joe G. (Illinois)

    Can I finally see “Three Legged Stools” with this? That’s Ok if it can’t.. I got a staff that is very fluent, plus I can make speeches and people love it.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  26. Dom (Roslyn, NY)

    If you look closely, Mr. President, I think you'll see that Health Care reform may still be alive!

    September 30, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  27. Lourdes (California)

    I've spotted a rogue one...call in the death squad!

    September 30, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  28. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    Yes, Mr. President, you are spot on. Those little jiggly things are indeed your media admirers.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  29. Brad (Wilbraham MA)

    I can see Russia.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  30. Patty A Banks, Palmdale, Ca

    Wow, my receipt is right!...a "Shared Planet" at Starbucks is free!

    September 30, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  31. Mark, California

    "So "that's" a focus group!"

    September 30, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  32. Mark, California

    "We can't separate the red blood cells here cause this is a "no spin" zone!"

    September 30, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  33. Sharon,Daniel Island, South Carolina

    how many do you need to change congress

    September 30, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  34. Daryll From Edmonton Canada

    I don't want to bother you Mr. President but I haven't had a raise in three years and my daughter needs braces... I was kinda hoping if you gave em a call "maybe" it would hold some weight with them... buddy...

    September 30, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  35. Sharon,Daniel Island, South Carolina

    so, you've proven that the far right can actually function on 1 brain cell

    September 30, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  36. Mark, California

    "We use Republican brain cells cause they are more dense!"

    September 30, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  37. John Stein, Kansas City, MO

    Solving America's healthcare problem, one brain cell at a time.

    September 30, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  38. Jim

    You say that you haven't found any brain cells in either Limbaugh or Beck?

    September 30, 2009 at 7:03 pm |
  39. John Stein, Kansas City, MO

    Obama: "Are you sure these don't belong to Ghadhafi?"

    September 30, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  40. Daryll From Edmonton Canada

    As a joke for all photo op's we like to put black on the eye pices of this microscope for the press... .... Nevermind...........

    September 30, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  41. RB

    You say this is how small the national debt was when I took office?

    September 30, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  42. John Stein, Kansas City, MO

    From Joe the Plumber to Ned the Scientist: America's transformation under President Obama

    September 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  43. Daryll From Edmonton Canada

    As long as I keep smiling and nodding my head... I can anything I want and you really have no idea what I saying...

    September 30, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  44. David-Lewisville, Texas

    How soon can we implant some of these in Sarah Palin?

    September 30, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  45. Daryll From Edmonton Canada

    Thats right Mr. President... Democratic brain cells actully survive best in a mixture of 20% saline solution and 80% Gin,,,,,

    September 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  46. craig, long island, ny

    So Mr. President, what do you think of your new teleprompter?

    September 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  47. Tim Gibson

    President Obama examines the damaging effects of political corruption on the human brain.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    September 30, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  48. Michael, Dresher, PA

    How long can we keep Biden that small?

    September 30, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  49. Cynthia - Norwood, NC

    There’s no way these cells belong to Joe Biden.

    September 30, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  50. Mamode (Hatford CT)

    Hey Doc, now how do I make them choose to vote to pass healthcare?

    September 30, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
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