How many Cabinet members should there be by the Constitution?

Answer The Constitution does not specify how many executive departments there should be. The Constitution does suggest that the Cabinet consist of the principal officer in each of the executive department... Read More »

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What do Cabinet members do?

The main job of Cabinet members is to advise and assist the President in carrying out the duties of the office. They also serve as top-level executives overseeing 15 different agencies covering bot... Read More »

Who were the members of FDR's cabinet?

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of the Interior was Harold Ickes and his Secretary of Labor was Frances Perkins throughout his presidency. Other cabinet members at various times through his pres... Read More »

How many cabinet members does Obama have?

President Obama has 16 cabinet members. In order of presidential succession, they are the Vice President first, followed by the Secretaries of State, Treasury, Defense, Justice, Interior, Agricultu... Read More »

Who are Maine's cabinet members?

In 2010, the governor of Maine, John Baldacci, has 20 members in his cabinet. These are mostly department heads, though the cabinet also included heads of several commissions, authorities, offices ... Read More »