December 14th, 2009
04:13 PM ET

Beat 360° 12/14/09

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 and First Lady Michelle Obama pose with children dressed as elves during the Christmas in Washington celebration on December 13, 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.


Steve Brusk

Coaching the Gang of Four before their last minute health care appeal on the Hill.


Emily, Canada

The Obamas decide to personally question the latest White House 'party crashers'.

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soundoff (114 Responses)
  1. Lisa - OH

    Sure, things are great now, but what happens to us on Dec. 26th?

    December 14, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  2. Idzan Ismail. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Unlike the Salahis, you are all welcomed to the White House.

    December 14, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  3. Jeannine Champion

    Michelle: "Do you think that Brangelina will let us babysit again once they see what we have done to their kids?"

    Barack:"That's the plan".

    December 14, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  4. Vickie Show Me State

    He's not one of the wise men. But, he is a wise man!

    December 14, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  5. Kathy Farley

    Did you come with Octomom or Jon and Kate?

    December 14, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  6. Roxanna Vega, Greenville, MS

    It's that way to the unemployment line.

    December 14, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  7. Donna

    Maybe these elves will help improve my approval ratings! What do you think Michelle?

    December 14, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  8. Roxanna Vega, Greenville, MS

    Hey Did Santa get my next stimulus request?

    December 14, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  9. Lisa - OH

    Were here to talk to you about the toy quality from China. It's giveing our boss a bad rep.

    December 14, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  10. geno oklahoma

    Barack ! go get us some snacks! My weekly poker club just got here for our holiday poker game.

    December 14, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  11. Michael, Los Angeles, CA

    First Lady, could you tell Santa that I want your arms for Christmas?

    December 14, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  12. V Wolsk, NYC

    These elves say some guys from AIG, Goldman Sachs, and GM told them you are replacing Santa Claus.

    December 14, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  13. Emily Ray

    Due to low retail sales, Union leaders from the National Elf Counsel arrive at the white house to discuss a bailout for the toy industry.

    December 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  14. Lisa A - Benson, NC

    Santa sent us to see if we could get some of that bail out money.

    December 14, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  15. Tom Bainter, Fort Worth, TX

    Oh sweetheart, your new cabinet is so much better, and soooo cute!

    December 14, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  16. Tarja, Finland

    He`s going to guarantee it personally that Santas home is not foreclosed.

    December 14, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  17. Sean in Dallas

    What a coincidence! He has a pair of slippers just like yours!

    December 14, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  18. Janine from PA.

    I want all you elves to remind Santa to leave a lump of coal in all the bankers stockings!

    December 14, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  19. Kate

    You must be over 5 feet tall to go beyond this point.

    December 14, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  20. Emily, Canada

    "If you have anymore questions, just Twitter them to him".

    December 14, 2009 at 6:16 pm |
  21. Avery NV.

    "Why yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he is being double-checked by our friendly secret security staff as we speak!"

    December 14, 2009 at 6:12 pm |
  22. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    My darling little elves, tell Santa that the President has been very good this year ... so for Christmas he would like all of "Oprah’s Favorite Things."

    December 14, 2009 at 6:05 pm |
  23. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Barack: "Michelle, remind me to appoint an elf czar."

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 14, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  24. Emily, Canada

    The Obamas decide to personally question the latest White House 'party crashers'.

    December 14, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  25. Tim Gibson

    He deserves a big present, he got a B+ on his own report card he graded himself.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    December 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  26. Barb Morisette

    In proper White House Christmas etiquette, Michelle point’s to President Obama, That guy is your new boss!

    From Barb Morisette, Bay City, Michigan

    December 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  27. Emily, Canada

    "Yes We Can go & have cookies, he'll put up the rest of the ornaments".

    December 14, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  28. Sean B, Redondo Beach, CA

    President Obama unveils his new plan to jump start the economy using elf labor.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  29. WW Leonard

    Darlin' this'll be six.... we're just starting to"grow" our family like Jon and Kate plus....

    December 14, 2009 at 5:56 pm |
  30. Chris Jordan

    One day you can grow up to be like That One.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  31. Lisa Mann, TX

    Well, certainly the President believes in Santa! He also believes that Congress can reform health care.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:50 pm |
  32. Brandon K. Millbury, MA

    Blame him for sending more elves to the North Pole.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:49 pm |
  33. Anne from Toronto

    "So THIS is the group that's been processing Federal bailout packages?

    December 14, 2009 at 5:49 pm |
  34. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Ask him why the bank foreclosed on your doll house."

    December 14, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  35. Cyndie Salas

    Now don't forget to tell Santa that those are his approval ratings, not mine!

    Brandon, Florida

    December 14, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  36. Evan Gallahou

    The next generation of White House crashers

    December 14, 2009 at 5:44 pm |
  37. Stan, Canada

    Three out of four elves in the Obama Administration are forward thinking.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:43 pm |
  38. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    The latest set-back for the Obama's is learning from the Keebler Elves themselves that their famous Hallow Tree Factory was mistakenly cut down and decorated for the White House.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:43 pm |
  39. Jeannette Kucan

    He's the man with the big ears,so you know he was once a elf a long time ago"

    Jeannette Kucan

    December 14, 2009 at 5:42 pm |
  40. Brandon K. Millbury, MA

    Mrs. Obama explains to the elves how this is Barack's workshop.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:41 pm |
  41. Scott (Brookline, MA)

    He asked for a Health-Care-Me-Elmo Doll too!!!

    December 14, 2009 at 5:41 pm |
  42. Brad (Wilbraham, MA)

    No, his name isn't on the Naughty List. But Tiger Woods' sure is!

    December 14, 2009 at 5:40 pm |
  43. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Rudolph got laid off...the President's guiding the sleigh this year."

    December 14, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  44. BettyAnn, Nacogdoches,TX

    " You may be elfin magic but that is President Obama, not President Keebler."

    December 14, 2009 at 5:27 pm |
  45. V Wolsk, NYC

    A group of lobbying elves are encouraged by Michelle Obama to request a bail-out from the President after insisting that Santa is too big to fail.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:27 pm |
  46. Scott (Brookline, MA)

    He wants world peace, what did you ask for this year?

    December 14, 2009 at 5:25 pm |
  47. charmaine

    We came to make some of those GM Volts and get them into sales rooms before Christmas!

    December 14, 2009 at 5:25 pm |
  48. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    "Sorry to hear about the demise of your show kids but after you are done this job you can help the your mom ,. Kate , and the other four clean up in the kitchen.

    December 14, 2009 at 5:24 pm |
  49. Stephanie Sarich

    "My favorite designer is Jason Wu, W-u. Remember to tell Santa!"

    Minnetonka MN

    December 14, 2009 at 5:21 pm |
  50. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Psssst....Mr. President. Which gift is mine?"

    December 14, 2009 at 5:20 pm |
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