Who is in Obama's cabinet and cabinet-level positions?

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  • Jay
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    9 years ago
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    The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments — the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Attorney General.

    Vice President 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

    The following positions have the status of Cabinet-rank:

    White House Chief of Staff

    Bill Daley

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Administrator Lisa P. Jackson

    Office of Management & Budget

    Jacob J. Lew, Director

    United States Trade Representative

    Ambassador Ronald Kirk

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations

    Ambassador Susan Rice

    Council of Economic Advisers

    Chairman Austan Goolsbee

    UPDATE: @Sue, the question asked about the cabinet. Czars are not cabinet level positions and are not Cabinet rank positions. You can make snide remarks about Obama's use of czars, but it has nothing to do with the question or my answer. You just wanted to throw in a crack, which is misplaced.

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  • 9 years ago

    I am impressed by Jay's answer but that doesn't include all those "Czars" that he has illegally appointed (appointed without Senate confirmation).

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