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March 9th, 2011
06:24 PM ET

Beat 360° 3/9/11

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, seems to fight back tears while listening to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard address a joint meeting of the Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol March 9, 2011 in Washington, DC. Gillard emphasized the long and strong bond between her country and the United States. (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
Kirk McDonald
“If only the UN could mandate a No Cry Zone."


Viewer

Pari, Georgia
"Oh Prime Minister if only I could live in Australia. Tanning beds are giving me an orange complexion."

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soundoff (99 Responses)
  1. Melissa Palmdale Ca

    Prime Minister Gillard is the only woman besides my wife that makes me cry!

    March 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm |
  2. Kristie

    When is this going to be over, sigh.
    Kristie
    Knoxville, TN

    March 9, 2011 at 8:41 pm |
  3. Mike, Kingston, Canada

    Corrected version

    John Boo Boo Boehner battles back tears as he tries to impose a no cry zone in the House of Representatives!

    March 9, 2011 at 8:35 pm |
  4. seawhimsy

    You love me; you really love me. I never believed in fate before this.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:34 pm |
  5. Alexander, CT

    Perfect timing. The Restasis drops just kicked in.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:31 pm |
  6. Pari from Georgia

    "Oh Prime Minister if only I could live in Australia. Tanning beds are giving me an orange completion."

    March 9, 2011 at 8:30 pm |
  7. john stevens TORONTO

    Whenever I think of Australia I think of Kawala bears, and I weep like a six year old girl.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:27 pm |
  8. john stevens TORONTO

    Oh how I wish I'd applied the Preparation H.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  9. john stevens TORONTO

    I clap, and yet I weep. I am both happy and sad at once. I have confused myself.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:23 pm |
  10. Melissa Palmdale Ca

    Why can't people understand!.....I'm not a bad person, just a cry baby

    March 9, 2011 at 8:22 pm |
  11. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    It is sad to see the space shuttle Discovery retire.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:19 pm |
  12. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    I am really touched by the candidacy of Donald Trump.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:15 pm |
  13. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Boehner: It hurts me to see Qaddafi killing his people.

    March 9, 2011 at 8:12 pm |
  14. Stephen O Tucson

    Why not me 🙁

    March 9, 2011 at 8:11 pm |
  15. Kristie Stauff Pittsburgh, PA

    Johm Boehner thinks to himself: "I wish I had tiger blood!"

    March 9, 2011 at 8:06 pm |
  16. S.Y. Lu, Singapore

    "When is her speech gonna end? I can't hold it much longer."

    March 9, 2011 at 8:06 pm |
  17. Vernard Mercader

    "Oh my god, she's an atheist... I'm so sad."

    March 9, 2011 at 8:01 pm |
  18. bats0711

    I am so touched somebody likes us. She does, she does, she really does like us.

    Dawn
    UNITED States of America

    March 9, 2011 at 7:59 pm |
  19. Lisa in Louisville

    I always tear up when I hear "Waltzing Matilda."

    March 9, 2011 at 7:53 pm |
  20. Phillip

    I can't get my mind off the fact they are not going pass my spending cuts,,,,,,,,I thought I could make my Party Proud of me AND Stop OBAMA from helping people....,,,,how can I subsidize big OIL,Big Business,,,,,outsource more jobs,,,take from the Poor,,,kill education,,,STOP health care for all,,,,,give more to the rich.....take social security money from people who have paid into that all their working life,<wahhhh?,,,,what will the tea part do,,,..Australia? Who cares about them!! The Senate isn't going pass MY OUTRAGEOUS spending cuts (boohoo) I WANT MY MOMMY......

    March 9, 2011 at 7:53 pm |
  21. Robert Camaho. Concord, CA

    Silent but deathly.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:52 pm |
  22. Alex from Texas

    "Poor Bambi. I can't believe his mother died!"

    March 9, 2011 at 7:50 pm |
  23. Aric Martinez, San Francisco

    A Congressman shouts, "There is no crying in Baseball!" To this Speaker Boehner applauds.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:49 pm |
  24. Robert Camaho. Concord, CA

    OMG I am starting to look pale.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:48 pm |
  25. Robert Camaho. Concord, CA

    I am so sad, due to budget cuts I have to give up Rosie, my tanning bed.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm |
  26. Jon/Alabama

    Some day, and that day may never come, I will call on you for a service... until then, see this as a favor on my daughter's wedding day.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm |
  27. Robert Camaho. Concord, CA

    Why the tea party don't like me? I almost want to cry.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:44 pm |
  28. Robert Camaho. Concord, CA

    I get so emotional baby, everyone I think of you.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:42 pm |
  29. Lauren Fitzsimon, Sleepy Hollow, NY

    It's my party and I'll cry if I want to!

    March 9, 2011 at 7:39 pm |
  30. Emi

    Looks like Boehner has a soft spot for the Aussies. 😀

    March 9, 2011 at 7:38 pm |
  31. Robert - Palm Desert

    I need a drink, darn it.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm |
  32. Robert - Palm Desert

    My sun lamp broke and George Hamilton won't loan me his.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm |
  33. Robert - Palm Desert

    Some day – perhaps 2016 – we, too, will have a woman Head of State.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:34 pm |
  34. Vickie Show Me State

    Great!! I'm late for my my tanning appointment.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:32 pm |
  35. Robert - Palm Desert

    Republican's can be girly men, too.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:32 pm |
  36. Kristie Stauff Pittsburgh, PA

    After hearing about the troubles at NPR John Boehner holds back his happy tears while thinking we got them now!

    March 9, 2011 at 7:32 pm |
  37. Robert - Palm Desert

    Oh, no, there's Congressman Issa again, with his Impeach Obama sign.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:30 pm |
  38. Robert - Palm Desert

    Laugh if you will, but budget cutting takes a toll on one's emotions.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:29 pm |
  39. Robert - Palm Desert

    Why can't Sarah Palin and other Republican women be articulate as the prime minister?

    March 9, 2011 at 7:26 pm |
  40. Robert - Palm Desert

    Imagine how Hillary Clinton must be feeling.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:25 pm |
  41. Robert - Palm Desert

    I think she had onion for breakfast.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:24 pm |
  42. Robert - Palm Desert

    She said America...she said that we...she said America is great.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:24 pm |
  43. Melissa Palmdale Ca

    Sheen was right!!...he said my face would melt off & my children would weep over my exploded body!

    March 9, 2011 at 7:23 pm |
  44. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    The speaker of the House looks speechless.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:23 pm |
  45. Robert - Palm Desert

    I'm crying (sniff-sniff) because....because the gosh darn Democrats... they (sniff) wouldn't let a woman break that glass ceiling. The Aussies beat us to it.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:22 pm |
  46. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Julia Gillard reminds John Boehner of the budget deficit.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:21 pm |
  47. Joyce Grissom, Marshall, TX

    I'm trying to hold back the tears. Maybe if I clap.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:19 pm |
  48. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    John Boehner cries for Australia.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:18 pm |
  49. Mary (Farmington Hills, MI)

    Unfortunately, the Australians braced themselves yet again for another flood.

    March 9, 2011 at 7:18 pm |
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