The president of the United States, the governors of the states, and the mayors of municipalities are responsible for leading their respective governments.
In the president's case, he/she manages the offices, departments, and agencies of the executive branch, engages in diplomacy with other nations, and is the Commander in Chief of the nation's military.
The Commander in Chief awarding the Presidential Unit Citation Award to the Blackhorse Regiment, Oct. 2009.
President Obama and his Cabinet members:
Vice President Joseph Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr., Secretary of the Interior Kenneth Salazar, Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Secretary of Engery Steven Chu, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, Office of Management & Budget Acting Director Jeffrey Zients, United States Trade Representative Ambassador Ronald Kirk, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Alan Krueger, Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills
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