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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. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Fox News calls itself fair & balanced??

    -Wyatt Knight

    December 10, 2010 at 6:22 pm |
  2. Brandon K Millbury, Ma

    Michelle: I told you not to leave President Clinton at that podium to come here!

    Barack: But look at all the pretty lights.

    December 10, 2010 at 6:04 pm |
  3. Vesta

    A photo worth a thousand words. I love the Obama Family!

    December 10, 2010 at 6:02 pm |
  4. Brandon K Millbury, Ma

    After the Presidents recent tax cut agreement fellow Democrats must think this truly is a scene from Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

    December 10, 2010 at 6:02 pm |
  5. Brandon K Millbury, Ma

    The President steps on the First Lady's foot while being drawn into the light.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:59 pm |
  6. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    The First Lady reacts as the National Christmas Tree fails to light:

    "Dammit ... There's always that one PESKY bulb!!"

    December 10, 2010 at 5:59 pm |
  7. Patty-CA

    The 1st Family delighted at their choice to replace this years Christmas Tree with OPRAH!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:58 pm |
  8. Avery NV.

    The first family reacts as former President Bill Clinton's plane lands.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:56 pm |
  9. Isabel Siaba (Brazil)

    "scare me, low rent." (accent on "me")

    December 10, 2010 at 5:56 pm |
  10. Isabel Siaba (Brazil)

    I possess the power of purest scare. Fear it.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:55 pm |
  11. Brandon K Millbury, Ma

    What did that Santa just say?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm |
  12. Isabel Siaba (Brazil)

    Would you like some Scare?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm |
  13. Isabel Siaba (Brazil)

    Who says nothing can scare us in this life?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm |
  14. Robert - Palm Desert

    Sasha: So when do we get to open presents?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:52 pm |
  15. Teresa*

    I wonder if soldier's can see my tree all the way from IRAQ ..... Oh well the American people can can pay for this too .....Because yes we can give them the BILL!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:52 pm |
  16. Lisa, Tampa

    Onward Boehner...Thank you for saving Christmas by lighting the way with your orange nose.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:51 pm |
  17. Robert - Palm Desert

    President Obama: Wow! That's a lotta lights. I hope Al Gore doesn't drop by.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:50 pm |
  18. john shelton

    Is that, no it cant be, it sure looks like him, leading that sleigh tonight! Arf Arf

    December 10, 2010 at 5:48 pm |
  19. Donna Wood (731)307-1125 Lexington, Tn.

    Yes Sasha and Malia there is a Santa Claus! From my family to yours, have a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:46 pm |
  20. Robert - Palm Desert

    President Obama (piqued): Note to self: who invited Bill and Hillary?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:46 pm |
  21. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    WOW! There IS a Santa Claus!!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:46 pm |
  22. Janine from PA

    Wait! Why are the Clintons lighting the tree? I just invited him to back the tax bill!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:44 pm |
  23. Robert - Palm Desert

    First Lady Michelle (excitedly): For the first time in my adult life I really enjoy Christmas lights.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:43 pm |
  24. Roland CA

    Obama family looks on in awe as the Christmas music tries to drown Bernie Sanders' tax cut filibuster rant!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:43 pm |
  25. Patricia

    Wow! the real happy face in photo is the youngest First Daughter. The faces of the others seem to suggest that they are in awe at seeing the appearance of a UFO.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:41 pm |
  26. Robert - Palm Desert

    Malia (sighing): This presidential daughter stuff is getting old, for real.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:41 pm |
  27. Patty-CA

    1st family in shock when they see MERRY WIKILEAKS in front of the White House!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:37 pm |
  28. Robert - Palm Desert

    President Obama (worried) I wonder if the Republican's will fund our electric bill next month?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:37 pm |
  29. Kelly Taylor

    Okay girls, when I press this button the "Trunk Monkey" will come out & beat the tan right off of Boehner's face!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:37 pm |
  30. Robert - Palm Desert

    First Lady Michelle (shocked): Oh, no, we pushed the wrong button. What's with the red, whit, and blue Hillary 2012 lights?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:36 pm |
  31. Robert - Palm Desert

    President Obama (reminiscing): My star use to shine brighter than these lights.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:31 pm |
  32. Patty-CA

    It's a bird...it's a plane...no it's a man in a Bunny Suit?!.....hey where's Santa?

    December 10, 2010 at 5:30 pm |
  33. Lori - PA

    Wow. All the pretty lights.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:29 pm |
  34. Patty-CA

    CNN Breaking News: unidentified silver haired man seen streaking at White House Tree Lighting Ceremony!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm |
  35. randall williams

    Wow, I can't believe Sarah Palin shot that squirrel that was in the White House Christmas tree!"

    December 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm |
  36. Robert - Palm Desert

    Look, kids, Uncle John Boehner and Uncle Mitch McConnell bearing gifts.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm |
  37. Patty-CA

    The 1st family experience shock & awe as they watch VP Biden om stage, dancing to Ima Be, with the Blackeye Peas

    December 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm |
  38. Cherie Muerth,Tennessee

    Obama is relieved that Santa will now have a lighted tree to guide Rudolph to the White House rooftop.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:14 pm |
  39. Janine from PA

    And the tax bill goes up in flames right before our eyes!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm |
  40. Terry McSweeney kennett square pa

    "Oh no...that's Bo, what's he doing?...No, No, not on that tree boy !!! "

    December 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm |
  41. Patty-CA

    I know.....I look stunning in my beat 360 t-shirt 🙂

    December 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm |
  42. Rodney

    MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

    TO: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    FROM: THE OBAMA'S

    December 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm |
  43. Janine from PA

    Sarah Palin shot a what?!

    December 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm |
  44. Kenneth Close

    It is probably just me but I don't remember any other president's kids in front of the cameras so much. No fun caption sorry just a view from the back isle.

    December 10, 2010 at 5:07 pm |
  45. cinders23

    "I knew it! I was briefed on Area 51 and they were right. They're heeeerrrre!!!"

    Cindy S.
    Franklin, WI

    December 10, 2010 at 5:06 pm |
  46. Abhishek Raman

    Whoa!! The tree has way too many lights for a country that's in recession

    December 10, 2010 at 4:59 pm |
  47. Gayle McCauley Groton,Mass.

    "Oh my goodness! Our electric bill just went up 30%!"

    December 10, 2010 at 4:56 pm |
  48. Paula Kiger

    (Tallahassee, FL)

    WOW! Pedal-powered lights look just like the electric ones. Pedal harder, Contador!

    December 10, 2010 at 4:56 pm |
  49. Janice Ocala Florida

    They really do exist!

    December 10, 2010 at 4:53 pm |
  50. Marley

    ^_^ No comments.

    December 10, 2010 at 4:49 pm |
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