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What is so important about the Executive Branch?

What are some things that are important about this branch in the government?

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    The executive branch enforces laws.

    Also, the President is Commander in Chief of our military and signs legislation into law.

    The Executive branch is also made up of the cabinet.

    The Cabinet Contains:

    Vice President of the United States

    Joseph R. Biden

    Department of State

    Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Department of the Treasury

    Secretary Timothy F. Geithner

    Department of Defense

    Secretary Robert M. Gates

    Department of Justice

    Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.

    Department of the Interior

    Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar

    Department of Agriculture

    Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack

    Department of Commerce

    Secretary Gary F. Locke

    Department of Labor

    Secretary Hilda L. Solis

    Department of Health and Human Services

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Secretary Shaun L.S. Donovan

    Department of Transportation

    Secretary Ray LaHood

    Department of Energy

    Secretary Steven Chu

    Department of Education

    Secretary Arne Duncan

    Department of Veterans Affairs

    Secretary Eric K. Shinseki

    Department of Homeland Security

    Secretary Janet A. Napolitano

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