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President Obamas Cabinet
Each department is responsible for a certain area of government. The head of the department, or Secretary, is a member of the cabinet. Cabinet members advise the President and run the departments.
President Obama, Vice-President Biden, Cabinet Secretaries, and members of the Executive Office of the President
The Department of State This department plans and carries out the nations foreign policy. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
The Department of the Treasury Collects, borrows, spends, and prints money. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner
The Department of Defense Manages the armed forces. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
The Department of Justice Responsible for all aspects of federal law enforcement. Attorney General Eric Holder
Department of the Interior Manages and protects the nations public lands and natural resources. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Department of Agriculture Assists farmers and consumers of farm products. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Department of Commerce Supervises trade, promotes U.S. business, and tourism. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank
Department of Labor Deals with working conditions, and wages of U.S. workers. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis
Department of Health and Human Services Works for the well-being and health of all Americans. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius
Department of Housing and Urban Development Deals with the special needs and problems of cities. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
Department of Transportation Manages nations highways, railroads, airlines, and sea traffic. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
Department of Energy Directs the overall energy plan for the nation. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
Department of Education Provides advice and funding for schools. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Department of Veterans Affairs Directs services for veterans of the armed forces. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki
Department of Homeland Security Oversees Americas defenses against terrorist attacks. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano
Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Secretary Ken Salazar conducts mapping projects & runs the national parks system.
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