October 29th, 2009
06:10 PM ET

Beat 360° 10/29/09

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:

John Boehner speaks about a healthcare reform bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill October 29, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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.


Staff winner: Marshall
Caption: After a stack of insurance rejections, Congressman Boehner finally concedes - tanning addiction is a pre-existing condition.

Viewer winner: Kevin
Caption: Read my lips: no new faxes.

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soundoff (185 Responses)
  1. Terri from Atlanta

    Boehner: The only thing this bill is good for is lifting it to build up muscles.

    October 29, 2009 at 8:13 pm |
  2. devin uitermarkt, Amsterdam,NL

    nato did some of there homework or is this my cruse credit card debt?

    October 29, 2009 at 8:13 pm |
  3. John - Corpus Christi, TX

    As soon as everyone gets a copy of this 2,000 page bill,
    we will start working on the "save the trees" bill.

    October 29, 2009 at 8:13 pm |
  4. Steve, Bend OR

    It looks like we're going to need a bigger boat.

    October 29, 2009 at 8:12 pm |
  5. Mike, Zephyrhills, FL

    Republicans,, the party of NO unless,,,,it , Looks like we pay more and get less! Boehner, actually brought the bill for the bailout legislation instead, Oops!! I forgot I was for that!

    October 29, 2009 at 8:11 pm |
  6. devin uitermarkt, Amsterdam,NL

    this cant be the whole plan for afgahnistan is it or are these all the troops we get?

    October 29, 2009 at 8:11 pm |
  7. Terri from Atlanta

    I'll have my aide read it and sum it up for me in the morning.

    October 29, 2009 at 8:11 pm |
  8. Terri from Atlanta

    "And this is how much homework kids will be doing with the proposed
    longer school hours".

    October 29, 2009 at 8:09 pm |
  9. devin uitermarkt, Amsterdam

    YOU LIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    October 29, 2009 at 8:09 pm |
  10. Brendan Crotty, Bay Area

    Now that Home Improvement is over, I will take over for Wilson. I will give you good advice and wisdom, but it is up to you to decide to use it.

    October 29, 2009 at 8:08 pm |
  11. Terri from Atlanta

    Forget Ambien, just read this and you will fall asleep.

    October 29, 2009 at 8:07 pm |
  12. Stephanie Sarich

    "The American people have spoken...but luckily our voices (and dollars) are louder, ha ha..."

    Minnetonka MN

    October 29, 2009 at 8:07 pm |
  13. JC-Los Angeles

    "And these are my expense account receipts from last month, it's good to be a Senator."

    October 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  14. eddy toronto canada

    "This is my first novel. It's called : "Desire and Romance at the Legislative Branch"

    October 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  15. Ed - Sidney, Oh

    War and Peace dosn't have this many pages!

    October 29, 2009 at 8:05 pm |
  16. Ryan- Toronto,Canada

    Look!.... No hands!

    October 29, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  17. Lorraine, Syracuse

    Can someone move all these letters to the President sent from Tom Foreman?

    October 29, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  18. Stephanie Sarich

    "1,199 pages....talk about a Halloween fright!"

    Minnetonka MN

    October 29, 2009 at 8:03 pm |
  19. Stephanie Sarich

    "Don't complain, folks...even though you didn't get a robust public option, you did get a robust bill.....look at the size of this."

    Minnetonka MN

    October 29, 2009 at 8:01 pm |
  20. Darrell Rock Hill South Carolina

    Boehner presents the national mandatory tanning bill to Congress.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  21. Ed - Sidney, Oh

    Ok, very funny, Trick-or-Treat you tricked me. Now give me the real healthcare reform bill...........Really, .........This isn't a trick? Oh my God it's the attack of the killer paperwork!

    October 29, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  22. Stephanie Sarich

    "Good thing this stack is high enough to mask my laughing as I say I really care about Americans getting health care..."

    Minnetonka MN

    October 29, 2009 at 7:56 pm |
  23. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Doesn't this type of thing usually hang on a roll?

    October 29, 2009 at 7:56 pm |
  24. Ed - Sidney, Oh

    OUCH! I ust gawot a papaaa cut on why wip

    October 29, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  25. Barb Mi

    Does the healthcare plan include the eye docter? I'll neeed one after I read all this.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  26. Darrell South Carolina

    All of this paper, so little time.
    Just pass it already!
    It really isn't that hard!
    Sign me up. tell me my bill and give me my card!

    October 29, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  27. eddy toronto canada

    "This is nothing.... Wait till you see the claims forms!"

    October 29, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  28. Michael - Atlanta, GA

    Sorry, it's not the Health Care Reform Bill. It's my new credit card disclosure statement.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  29. Janice Picton, ON

    "It's actually only one page long–I have a sheet for every politician in Washington!"

    October 29, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  30. Craig in NorCal

    Can anyone summarize this into a 140 character Tweet?

    October 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  31. Pamela Aljoe, Northern Ontario Canada

    So this is what recycled toilet paper looks like !!!!

    October 29, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  32. Bob - Massillon, OH

    This will be the scariest thing you see this Halloween.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  33. Carson

    Why do i have a pile of paper on my desk? Didn't I told you I cannot read?

    October 29, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  34. Richard Hine, New York City

    "This is what a government bureaucrat looks like standing between you and your doctor. At least that's what the insurance industry bureaucrats tell me."

    October 29, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  35. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Is there a HEALTHCARE REFORM FOR DUMMIES version?"

    October 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  36. Richard Hine, New York City

    "We're not stonewalling. But before anyone on the GOP side reads this thing, we're each going to go out and plant a tree."

    October 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  37. Ken Bernstein, Irvington, NY

    I now present you with sections I through III of the health care bill. Sections IV through X will be here in a few minutes. If you thought the IRS Code was complicated....

    October 29, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  38. Richard Hine, New York City

    "I'll get to health care just as soon as I've finished reading 'The Lost Symbol.'"

    October 29, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  39. Cindy Panackia

    If this Health Care Reform doesn't go through who is going to shred all of this? Not I

    Rivrview, MI

    October 29, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  40. mary shaw, colorado springs co

    Since when are bills supposed to be issued by the pound?

    October 29, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  41. Bob - Massillon, OH

    And this is only the table of contents!

    October 29, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  42. Murshamir Sangkula, Philippines

    Getting this bill passed is hardly pushing paper-mountains maybe...

    October 29, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  43. Dan D. Canandaigua,NY

    Its a paper world

    October 29, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  44. Bob - Massillon, OH

    Government-sponsored healthcare coverage...just fill out this form and we'll get back to you.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  45. Tim Gibson

    This is what a living will looks like under cuts to medicare.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    October 29, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  46. michael armstrong sr. TX.

    Ok who ever makes the best paper airplane wins.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  47. Dan D. Canandaigua,NY

    Introduction of the new "Star Trek" Bill.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  48. Young Moon Tacoma, WA

    My "Contract With America", oh I mean health care plan to get back us back into the majority.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:16 pm |
  49. Joanne P.

    If you can understand this, you can have affordable health care.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  50. Betty, Ontario

    "SHAZAM!" And there were OOOHs and AHHHs as Mr. Boehner produced a copy of The Man Without Qualities out of thin air.

    October 29, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
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