United States Cabinet

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Noun1.United States Cabinet - a board to advise the PresidentUnited States Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
Attorney General of the United States, Attorney General - the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States; "the post of Attorney General was created in 1789"
Agriculture Secretary, Secretary of Agriculture - the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture; "the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889"
Commerce Secretary, Secretary of Commerce - the position of the head of the Department of Commerce; "the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913"
Defense Secretary, Secretary of Defense - the position of the head of the Department of Defense; "the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947"
Education Secretary, Secretary of Education - the position of the head of the Education Department; "the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979"
Energy Secretary, Secretary of Energy - the position of the head of the Department of Energy; "the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977"
Secretary of Health and Human Services - the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services; "the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979"
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - the position of the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; "the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was created in 1966"
Labor Secretary, Secretary of Labor - the position of the head of the Department of Labor; "the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913"
Secretary of State - the position of the head of the State Department; "the position of Secretary of State was established in 1789"
Secretary of the Interior, Interior Secretary - the position of the head of the Department of the Interior; "the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849"
Secretary of the Treasury, Treasury Secretary - the position of the head of the Treasury Department; "the position of Treasury Secretary was created in 1789"
Secretary of Transportation, Transportation Secretary - the position of the head of the Department of Transportation; "the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966"
Secretary of Veterans Affairs - the position of the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs; "the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs was created in 1989"
cabinet - persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
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Snow provided unique insights and perspectives on the war in Iraq and his interviews with politicians such as Secretary of State Colin Powell and other members of the President's cabinet.
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