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January 5th, 2011
05:34 PM ET

Beat 360° 1/5/11

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:

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, wipes his eyes as outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-California, speaks before handing over the speaker's gavel following his election in the House chamber January 5, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/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
Sam Meyer
"Rep. Boehner takes on two new roles today: Speaker of the House, and Town Crier."


Viewer

Steve, Bend OR
"'It's the people's house,' sponsored by Kleenex Brand Tissue-Softness Worth Sharing."

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soundoff (219 Responses)
  1. Ann Flynt

    "Please God, don't let her see me giggling. Let Nancy think I'm really crying and am going to miss her. Pretty please?"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:41 pm |
  2. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    There's no crying in Congress!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm |
  3. Cameron Cox

    "It's official. The eyes have it."

    January 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm |
  4. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Meanwhile, Boehner thinks, "They like me. They really, really like me!"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm |
  5. Vincent Blas

    Isn't there a young Guggenheim, Carnegie, Lauren, or Bush somewhere that rattles your cage just as much or equally? Call the Barrymores or the Fondas. Oh My God...Jai Rodriguez for you.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:39 pm |
  6. Anne from snowless Toronto

    "He's crying because I kneecapped him with the speaker's gavel and he can't find mommy to kiss the boo boo."

    January 5, 2011 at 6:38 pm |
  7. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    You don't have Nancy Pelosi to kick around any more.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:38 pm |
  8. Bob Lendzinski

    Boehner: I am so not ready for this job....(wails out loud)

    January 5, 2011 at 6:37 pm |
  9. NICOLE H., WA

    Nany you were to hand over the gavel, not use it on my hand.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:37 pm |
  10. Andy

    Cry me a river.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:37 pm |
  11. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    The longest speech in Boehner's entire life.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:37 pm |
  12. Faye McCrary Georgia

    Nancy – Remember Barack Obama is the President, and he is a Democrat.
    John – Please don't make me ask Obama for anything.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:36 pm |
  13. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    At least he's trying to hold the laugh inside.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:36 pm |
  14. Bonny Borys

    John reacts with much emotion when Nancy reveals she will not be giving up her House Speaker gavel but rather, turning it into a personal back scratcher instead.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:36 pm |
  15. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    How pompous do you have to be to have a chair whose back is taller than you?

    January 5, 2011 at 6:36 pm |
  16. Linda Whisler

    I want everybody to look at the best looking man in the Senate. Auhh he's so shy, he can't look at the camera. Let's give him a hand everybody,for being the best endowed I mean . best looking Oh don't cry

    January 5, 2011 at 6:35 pm |
  17. Cameron Cox

    "I'd like to introduce the new leaker ...... I mean Speaker of the House."

    Cameron Cox
    Winnipeg, Canada

    January 5, 2011 at 6:35 pm |
  18. Bob Lendzinski

    Pelosi screwed up so bad, I don't even know where to begin....(sob sob)

    January 5, 2011 at 6:33 pm |
  19. Tim Gibson

    But I did not want a cougar for Christmas.

    San Diego, CA
    Tim Gibson

    January 5, 2011 at 6:32 pm |
  20. NICOLE H., WA

    Nancy's asking, "Does anyone have hand sanatizer"?

    January 5, 2011 at 6:31 pm |
  21. Tim Gibson

    Please, please make the old crone go away.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    January 5, 2011 at 6:31 pm |
  22. Jasmine

    Jeez Nancy,.. who gave you that funny smelling perfume for Christmas....

    January 5, 2011 at 6:29 pm |
  23. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Yes, John is certainly liveing up to the name "Cryer of the house."

    January 5, 2011 at 6:29 pm |
  24. Barb

    He cried as he pondered the departure of integrity.......

    January 5, 2011 at 6:28 pm |
  25. Lisa from London

    Pelosi pleads to borrow Anderson Cooper's new reading glasses so that Boehner can use them to see his notes with a lot less difficulty.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:28 pm |
  26. michael fischer , denver CO

    John Boehner holds back tears as Nancy Pelosi tries to hold up her face!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:26 pm |
  27. Bob Lendzinski

    Wait, did Pelosi just say that the Dems still control the Senate? WHY LORD WHY?

    January 5, 2011 at 6:23 pm |
  28. Bob Lendzinski

    Boehner: Did she just say Obama still has another two years? WHY GOD WHY?

    January 5, 2011 at 6:20 pm |
  29. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    That's not a gavel…

    January 5, 2011 at 6:20 pm |
  30. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    "He's a bad-touch man."

    January 5, 2011 at 6:20 pm |
  31. Marie

    Acid! Acid from my eyes!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:20 pm |
  32. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Mace. A girl's best friend.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:19 pm |
  33. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Look at the horrendous booger.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:19 pm |
  34. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Look at the horrendous bugger.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:19 pm |
  35. Monica H.

    "This is so emotional. Ding dong the witch is dead. Which ol' witch....well u get it."

    January 5, 2011 at 6:18 pm |
  36. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    For me, it's the computer screen but I empathize.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:18 pm |
  37. Damien

    "And you chose this guy over me!"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:18 pm |
  38. Bob Lendzinski

    Hahaha, smell my silent but deadly gas....glad I ate that bean and curd dip for breakfast.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:17 pm |
  39. Mary Louise

    John Boehner, Speaker of the House, makes an elephant trunk with his handkerchief to taunt House Democrats, as outgoing Speaker, Nancy Pelosi prepares to hand over the speaker's gavel.

    Mary Louise, Little Falls, NJ

    January 5, 2011 at 6:17 pm |
  40. Name*Jcicada

    I am therefore I cry

    January 5, 2011 at 6:16 pm |
  41. Silas Kain

    Nancy Pelosi introduces the latest graduate from Washington's GOP Sensitivity Training Seminar.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:15 pm |
  42. Bob Lendzinski

    Oh my God, Pelosi reeks like onions....

    January 5, 2011 at 6:15 pm |
  43. Jason in St. Augustine

    Jokers on the left, clowns on the right, here we are, stuck in the middle with moderates.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:14 pm |
  44. Lucie- Dallas

    "I knew all those years of my brother daring me to take mom's estrogen pills would finally catch up with me! I can't stop crying and I still can't grow a beard!"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:14 pm |
  45. Bob Lendzinski

    It's (sob) finally (sob) happening (sob)! I get to destroy the country next!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:13 pm |
  46. Londa, New York

    He has such bad allergies everyone.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:13 pm |
  47. Patty-CA

    Oh wow...all I said was that his tan was fading

    January 5, 2011 at 6:13 pm |
  48. Jim Lescarbeau, Ponca Nebraska

    Pleeease, just give me the floor!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:12 pm |
  49. abram diaz

    Hey Gibbs, are you sure about those lotto numbers?

    January 5, 2011 at 6:11 pm |
  50. Terry Lowe

    "Finally I get to fix Her mistakes!"

    Burlington, Iowa

    January 5, 2011 at 6:11 pm |
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