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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. Gregory, PA

    Boehner: "I'm sorry, I just realized that now that I have the gavel in hand I have to actually start making policy rather than simply criticizing yours"

    January 5, 2011 at 7:13 pm |
  2. Suzann, Boston, MA

    John Boehner: "I hope she finishes up before this contact solution dries up."

    January 5, 2011 at 7:12 pm |
  3. Gregory, PA

    Nancy: "I had a good run everyone, but now to make up for the lack of emotion these past four years is Mr. John Boehner."

    Boehner: "Thank-" *sniffle* "-you Madame Speaker"

    January 5, 2011 at 7:12 pm |
  4. Sandy PA

    Psych! John Boehner always the pranster!

    January 5, 2011 at 7:11 pm |
  5. Gregory, PA

    Boehner: "I'm sorry Nancy, I got some citrus in my eye"

    January 5, 2011 at 7:10 pm |
  6. Carrie Howard

    'I'm crying because I know that I'm about to experience all the crap Nancy used to deal with!'

    January 5, 2011 at 7:09 pm |
  7. Pam

    Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right...& Here I Am...Stuck in the Middle with You!!

    January 5, 2011 at 7:08 pm |
  8. john stevens TORONTO

    Oh comme on you big wuss. If a woman can do it so can you.

    January 5, 2011 at 7:08 pm |
  9. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Simma down, Republicans. Simma down.

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 5, 2011 at 7:08 pm |
  10. john stevens TORONTO

    I've spanked him and made him stand in the corner. If he keeps crying like a baby he's going straight to bed without his milk and cookies.

    January 5, 2011 at 7:07 pm |
  11. Gayle McCauley Groton,Mass.

    "Let me introduce you to The Weeper Of The House."

    January 5, 2011 at 7:07 pm |
  12. john stevens TORONTO

    Speaker Boehner would rather gouge out his own eyes than spend even one more second looking at the back side of Nancy Pelosi.

    January 5, 2011 at 7:04 pm |
  13. Patty-CA

    And now without further ado... I'd like to introduce the Town Crier!

    January 5, 2011 at 7:02 pm |
  14. Deirdre Kelly - Incline Village, NV

    Tears for fears

    January 5, 2011 at 7:02 pm |
  15. Sunil - FL

    "Tears of Joy and Bye.."

    January 5, 2011 at 7:01 pm |
  16. Sunil - FL

    "I can never beat Nancy in a eyes-blink contest.."

    January 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm |
  17. Wyatt Knight - New York

    John Boehner: Wait, this is "change I can believe in"...STOP EVERYTHING!

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm |
  18. Lilibeth

    Boehner: Oh no, now I have to do real work...

    January 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm |
  19. Kevin, Toronto

    Boehner was still sffering emotionally because a lot of tanning salons were closed for several days due to the recent holiday season.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm |
  20. Wyatt Knight - New York

    "...meet my favorite Kardashian…John Boehner."

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm |
  21. Deirdre Kelly - Incline Village, NV

    Fellow democrats, look who's cryin' now.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm |
  22. john stevens TORONTO

    First woman Speaker is replaced by first cry baby Speaker.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm |
  23. Kathy - Akron, OH

    "Excuse me, but shouldn't I be the one crying?"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm |
  24. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    See ... I've got Boehner crying like a baby! Well, my job here is now complete.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm |
  25. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    See ... I've got Boehner crying like a baby! Well, my job here is now complete.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:56 pm |
  26. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    If you stop crying I shall let you have my seat.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:55 pm |
  27. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Nancy Pelosi: Introducing a man who needs no introduction...but DOES need a kleenex, John Boehner.

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 5, 2011 at 6:54 pm |
  28. Linda, SC

    I am really doing my best to look sincere.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:54 pm |
  29. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    So, politicians' heads are stuffed with wadded paper? And?

    January 5, 2011 at 6:53 pm |
  30. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Nancy to John: Don't be a cry baby,I shall give you the gavel.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:52 pm |
  31. Wyatt Knight - New York

    John Boehner: Oh no, this is "change I can believe in".

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 5, 2011 at 6:52 pm |
  32. Bob Lendzinski

    Oh sheesh, for all of my previous comments...

    Bob Lendzinski
    Philadelphia, PA

    Sorry, forgot to add that!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:51 pm |
  33. Chris Kidder

    Yes John, not only do you get the gavel, you get to wear the purple pant suit now!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:51 pm |
  34. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    "My new T-shirt is a take-off on Cooper's and says, 'Beaten Roundly.' Get it?"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:51 pm |
  35. Wyatt Knight - New York

    John Boehner: Boo whoo, I'm going to miss Larry King.

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 5, 2011 at 6:50 pm |
  36. Chris Kidder

    Yes John, not only do you get the gavel, you get to wear the purple pain suit now!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:50 pm |
  37. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    "Are we absolutely, positively sure they counted ALL the ballots?"

    January 5, 2011 at 6:49 pm |
  38. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    John cries for Nancy's loss of the speakership of the House.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:49 pm |
  39. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    The blind leading the blind, the blind following the blind. Tomato, tomato.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:48 pm |
  40. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Boehner always cracks up over that "orange you glad I didn't say 'banana'" joke.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:47 pm |
  41. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    That one is going to leave a skid mark.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:46 pm |
  42. Patricia

    Tears of joy for all those with eyes to see.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:46 pm |
  43. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Cabbage, eggs, onions and Limburger cheese are House Speakers' traditional lunch and dinner before turning over their lost seat.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:46 pm |
  44. Cathy Tsai - Mountain View, CA

    Crocodile tears !

    January 5, 2011 at 6:45 pm |
  45. Stan, Canada

    John Boehner gets ready to talk about a more civil adult, mature House Session, where differences of opinion can be discussed maturely by playing peek-a-boo...

    January 5, 2011 at 6:44 pm |
  46. Bob Lendzinski

    Why is she still talking? This is my spotlight, now! Mine Mine Mine!

    January 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm |
  47. Anne from snowless Toronto

    Repeat after me: Boner, boner, boner, boner! Gets the waterworks flowing every time.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm |
  48. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Dude, like, tanning spray isn't for your eyes, yo.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:42 pm |
  49. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    It's a rather blue day for Nancy Pelosi and Democrats everywhere.

    January 5, 2011 at 6:41 pm |
  50. Cameron Cox

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

    Cameron Cox
    Winnipeg, Canada

    January 5, 2011 at 6:41 pm |
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