A cabinet is a body of high heeled state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are usually called ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are sometimes called secretaries. The functions of a cabinet are diverse: in some states it's a collegiate decision-making body with collective duty, while in others it could function either as a purely advisory body or an assisting institution to a conclusion making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are typically the body responsible for the day-to-day management of their government and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and judicial branches operate at a measured pace, in sessions based on lengthy procedures.
What are the duties of the 15 cabinet departments?
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, in Addition to the ...
What positions are from the cabinet?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all digital picture