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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Unlike the situation in the Westminster system, the U.S. presidential cabinet is responsible to the executive, not to the legislature, but appointments to it are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.
Interviewees are mostly upbeat and proud, though many -- including Aida Alvarez, the first Hispanic woman to serve in a U.S. presidential Cabinet -- recall struggles to overcome racism and stereotyping.