A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are normally known as ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are sometimes known as secretaries. The purposes of a cabinet are varied: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making system with collective duty, while in others it could function either as a purely advisory body or an helping institution to a conclusion making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are typically the body responsible for its day-to-day management of their government and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and judicial branches work in a measured rate, in sessions based on lengthy procedures.
What are the responsibilities 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 places are in the cabinet?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their responsibilities. Click here to see all digital photograph