February 2nd, 2010
06:13 PM ET

Beat 360° 2/2/10

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture 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:

White House Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag testifies before the Senate Budget Committee about the Obama Administration's 2011 budget on Capitol Hill.

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.

Beat 360° Winners:


Tom Foreman

"Late at night I hold the cat gently by the ears and tell him, ‘I am so much more important than you’ll ever be.’ "


Gayle McCauley, Malden,MA

"Guess which hand is holding $1.6 trillion dollars?"

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soundoff (24 Responses)
  1. Felipe

    We’re at war, our economy has lost seven million jobs in the last two years and if I do something right now I might lose mine!

    February 2, 2010 at 8:34 pm |
  2. Darrell - South Carolina

    Peter Orszag dreams of a new career reviewing movies on t.v.

    February 2, 2010 at 8:33 pm |
  3. Roberta

    I'm not afraid of you, ask the tough questions. Look at these fists. I can take any one of you....maybe...just don't come any closer....please....

    February 2, 2010 at 8:24 pm |
  4. Whiz-Jen

    "Rock, paper, scissors..."

    February 2, 2010 at 8:22 pm |
  5. nick

    " I got nothing on The Fonz"...

    February 2, 2010 at 8:20 pm |
  6. Sherry from Brookhaven

    This is my greatest majic trick. Now you see the money, now you don't.

    February 2, 2010 at 8:06 pm |
  7. Felipe

    I wish I could snap my fingers and solve all problems, but unfortunately I can't!

    February 2, 2010 at 8:05 pm |
  8. Mike, formerly from Syracuse

    Yes, I brought the entire US cash reserves with me in both hands. It's $14.23 in small change.

    February 2, 2010 at 8:05 pm |
  9. Erin

    See, in order to play the new XBox Game you have to know the right codes, Up, Down, A X ... very simple, like our budget!

    February 2, 2010 at 8:04 pm |
  10. mark

    "Before we get started today, I'd just like to begin by telling you all how excited I am for the new iPad. See you hold it like this and use your thumbs to type...tap tap tap".

    February 2, 2010 at 7:55 pm |
  11. linda cross

    Don't tell me to tighten the budget, I am holding on as tight as I can.

    February 2, 2010 at 7:48 pm |
  12. Carrie Howard, Castro Valley, Ca

    Hey, remember when Bill Clinton did this had gesture? Let's bring back those prosperous times! Approve the budget!

    February 2, 2010 at 7:48 pm |
  13. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    I am holding all the money the government has to continue to bailout the economy.

    February 2, 2010 at 7:11 pm |
  14. Tim Gibson

    Can you guess which hand has 3.8 trillion in debt hidden in it?

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    February 2, 2010 at 7:02 pm |
  15. Barbara Boyd--Whites Creek, TN

    Come on, guys, it's only money!

    February 2, 2010 at 7:00 pm |
  16. Ruth Funk

    Ruth Funk from Chandler, AZ

    Ready for my handcuffs. The debt we are leaving for future generations to repay is criminal.

    February 2, 2010 at 6:57 pm |
  17. Susan Kohistany

    This budget would add 1.6 trillion to the deficit but these thumb wars would cost nothing

    February 2, 2010 at 6:53 pm |
  18. annie green

    Now if you just take the dollar like this and stretch...

    February 2, 2010 at 6:53 pm |
  19. Garry - White Rock, Canada

    And this, ladies and gentlemen, is how you stretch the dollar ....

    February 2, 2010 at 6:48 pm |
  20. R. Brown

    Fine. Cuff me and take me away.

    February 2, 2010 at 6:42 pm |
  21. PMadsen

    "No worries! The president gave me this blank check to cover the deficit!"

    (Colorado, USA)

    February 2, 2010 at 6:41 pm |
  22. Linda, Upstate, New York

    Hoping none of the Committee members would notice, Mr. Orszag flashes his secretary the "text me out of this meeting now" sign.

    February 2, 2010 at 6:40 pm |
  23. PMadsen

    "And with this invisible credit card, we can spend money we don't have today and we won't have tomorrow..."

    February 2, 2010 at 6:38 pm |
  24. Gayle McCauley Malden,Mass.

    "Guess which hand is holding 1.6 trillion dollars?"

    February 2, 2010 at 6:31 pm |