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President

Barack Obama

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Vice President

Joe Biden

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Speaker of the House

Nancy Pelosi

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Secretary of the State

Hillary Clinton

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Secretary of the Treasury

Tim Geithner

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Secretary of Defense

Robert Gates

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Secretary of Commerce

Gary Locke

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Secretary of Education

Arne Duncan

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Secretary of Homeland Security

Janet A. Napolitano

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White House Chief of Staff

Rahm Emanuel

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White House Press Secretary

Robert Gibbs

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Senate Majority Leader

Harry Reid

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House Majority Leader

Steny Hoyer

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Senate Minority Leader

Mitch McConnell

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House Minority Leader

John Boehner

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Nancy Pelosi

Speaker of the House, 8th District of California

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Barack Obama

President, former Illinois Senator

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Joe Biden

Vice President, former Delaware Senator for 6 terms

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Hillary Clinton

Secretary of State, former New York Senator, Former First Lady

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Tim Geithner

Secretary of Treasury, former President of Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Robert Gates

Secretary of Defense, previously in CIA, officer in US Air Force

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Rahm Emanuel

White House Chief of Staff, former Illinois Representative

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Robert Gibbs

White House Press Secretary, former Communications Director for Obama's 2008 campaign

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Steny Hoyer

House Majority Leader, 5th District of Maryland

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Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader, Nevada Senator

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Mitch McConnell

Senate Minority Leader, Kentucky Senator

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Gary Locke

Secretary of Commerce, former Washington State Governor, Chinese American

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John Boehner

House Minority Leader, 8th District of Ohio

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Arne Duncan

Secretary of Education, former CEO of Chicago Public Schools

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Janet A. Napolitano

Secretary of Homeland Security, former Governor of Arizona

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Supreme Court Chief Justice

John Roberts

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the most senior member of the Supreme Court

John Paul Stevens

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the newest appointment on the Supreme Court

Sonia Sotomayor

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John Roberts

Chief Justice of Supreme Court, appointed by George W. Bush

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John Paul Stevens

most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, appointed by Gerald Ford

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Sonia Sotomayor

newest appointment to the Supreme Court, appointed by Barack Obama