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December 10th, 2010
04:47 PM ET

Beat 360° 12/10/2010

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:

US President Barack Obama, joined by his family including First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Sasha and Malia, react as they push a button to light the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, DC, December 9, 2010. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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 360° Winners:

Staff
Steve Brusk
"Kids, cover your ears. That's the last time Biden gets to speak before the tree lighting."


Viewer

Steven – New Orleans, LA
"The Obamas look on in horror as Hillary Clinton does an interpretive dance to her favorite holiday jingle."

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soundoff (95 Responses)
  1. Leona Gonçalves

    I did not want to make any commnet! But I wanted to ask... Why so much admiration!?... They are just lights!... You're the show!!!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:28 pm |
  2. John from Corpus Christi, TX

    President Obama just realized that there are more red lights, and less blue lights,
    on the tree than last year.

    December 10, 2010 at 8:19 pm |
  3. Ken A, Culver City, CA

    Oh no, those reindeer are out in the open and that's Sarah Palin's helicopter!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:13 pm |
  4. craig- commack ny

    Hey dad look, all the promises you made during the campaign are flying away!!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:13 pm |
  5. Cherie Muerth,Tennessee

    Heavens! It's Sara Palin on a broom!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:12 pm |
  6. jeff in cincinnati

    WOW! John Boehner bent over, and we can see his tan line!!!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:10 pm |
  7. Wyatt Knight - New York

    The Obamas watch as CNN accidentally airs the "Dumb And Dumber" diarrhea scene.

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 8:08 pm |
  8. jeff in cincinnati

    It's the Dramatic Chipmunk from that viral video!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:07 pm |
  9. jeff in cincinnati

    Rahm Emmanuel is waving to us WITHOUT using his middle finger!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:05 pm |
  10. Patty-CA

    1st Sister's: Thanks Daddy Santa looks just like Justin Beiber!

    December 10, 2010 at 8:05 pm |
  11. Kevin, Toronto

    The Obama Christmas Pagent stars three angels and a wise man.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:52 pm |
  12. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    The Eagle has landed!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:42 pm |
  13. Anssuya,SG

    President : I think they have missed out the star on the top of the tree...ME? Anyway gals...Merry Xmas 🙂

    December 10, 2010 at 7:41 pm |
  14. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    What a relief Santa Claus balanced the budget.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:40 pm |
  15. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Yeah, we already know how much you saved on car insurance.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:39 pm |
  16. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Rudolf the brown-nose intern…

    December 10, 2010 at 7:38 pm |
  17. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Look, kids. Jon Stewart!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm |
  18. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    HI, I'M THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT OF BILLY MAYS AND HAVE I GOT A TREE FOR YOU!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm |
  19. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    HI! I'M THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT OF BILLY MAYES.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:35 pm |
  20. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    The Obamas have been practicing in the mirror all week.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:33 pm |
  21. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    That's going on facebook.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:30 pm |
  22. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Off camera, Sarah Palin looks for evergreen with envy.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:30 pm |
  23. Mike, Kingston, Canada

    wow,woW,WOW,WOw A real Christmas tree!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:26 pm |
  24. DON, OSWEGO, ILLINOIS

    UGH, hold it ma, I don't think you should be singing "Grandma got run over be a reindeer" while dad presses that button!!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:25 pm |
  25. Patty-CA

    1st Family replaces this years Christmas Tree with OPRAH!....and she's de-LIGHTED!!!!!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:22 pm |
  26. Starla , Seal Beach CA

    Alvin and the Chipmunks fearing for their safety are whisked off by Secrete Service when Caribou Barbie crashed the party.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:21 pm |
  27. Carly

    "Is that my approval rating going up?"

    Carly
    Louisville, Kentucky

    December 10, 2010 at 7:14 pm |
  28. Steven - New Orleans, LA.

    The Obamas look on in horror as Hillary Clinton does an interpretive dance to her favorite holiday jingle.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:13 pm |
  29. Mike, Kingston, Canada

    O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree!
    Thy candles shine so brightly!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:11 pm |
  30. Sheila Mataronas

    WOW! Santa is flying in with a real birth certificate! I can still be the Prez!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:11 pm |
  31. Steven - New Orleans, LA

    The Obamas look on in horror as Hillary Clinton does an interpretive dance to various classic holiday jingles.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:10 pm |
  32. Ron San Bruno Ca

    President Obama end's week of pushing buttons, with First Family,at his side.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:08 pm |
  33. Veroniva JordanBrantford Ontario Canada

    Look over there we can see Sarah Palin from here Merry Christmas

    December 10, 2010 at 7:07 pm |
  34. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Michelle: OMGosh, they are broadcasting the lyrics to that Cee-Lo Green song.

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 7:03 pm |
  35. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    O M G........I pushed the wrong button!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:03 pm |
  36. JC-Los Angeles

    The First Family reacts to hearing Robert Gibbs speak in person for the very first time.

    December 10, 2010 at 7:01 pm |
  37. Starla , Seal Beach CA

    Wow, I bet Sarah can see our lights all the way from Alaska!

    December 10, 2010 at 7:01 pm |
  38. ROBERTO MAX 3

    AND IF YOU'RE REALLY GOOD GIRLS & MICHELLE- MAYBE BY CHRISTMAS MORN BERNIE SANDERS TAX FILIBUSTER SPEECH WILL BE OVER! ROBERTO MAX 3 – MARYLAND

    December 10, 2010 at 6:52 pm |
  39. Wyatt Knight - New York

    "Amazing. The Palins are in ANOTHER feud with another comedian...whose job it is to tell jokes."

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 6:45 pm |
  40. BettyAnn, Nacogdoches,TX

    There's good news and bad news at the Presidential Christmas tree lighting. The good news is there is a "Peace" sign on top. The bad news is the tree is on fire.

    December 10, 2010 at 6:44 pm |
  41. John Hash, Germantown, TN

    Is that what it looks like when the Congress tries to work together to serve the people? We have never seen anything so beautiful, and seemingly unattainable. Is this a dream?

    December 10, 2010 at 6:42 pm |
  42. Wyatt Knight - New York

    God bless us, every one!

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 6:39 pm |
  43. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Barack: The GOP actually agreed with something I said. God bless us, every one!

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 6:37 pm |
  44. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Barack: The GOP actually agreed with something said. God bless us, every one!

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 6:35 pm |
  45. Bill O'Callaghan, Edmonton

    This is the reaction you get when Clark Griswold strings the lights.

    December 10, 2010 at 6:35 pm |
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