Barack Obama
• President of the United
States
– Executive branch of the
U.S. government
• First Black President
• Democrat...
Michelle Obama
• First Lady of the
United States
(President’s wife)
• Causes
– Childhood obesity
Joe Biden
• Vice-President of the
United States
• Democrat
John Boehner (bay-ner)
• Speaker of the House of
Representatives
– Leader of the H of R
– Designates House
committee membe...
Nancy Pelosi
• House Minority
Leader
• Democrat
– From SF
John Kerry
• Secretary of State
– Implements
President’s foreign
policy
– Leads U.S. interests in
international affairs
• ...
Janet Yellen
• Chairmen of the
Federal Reserve (The
Fed)
– Sets monetary policy
• How much money to
print
• How much to le...
John Roberts
• Chief Justice of the
United States
– Leader of the
Supreme Court
• Republican
Eric Holder
• Attorney General of the
United States
– President’s top lawyer
– “Top Cop” of the United
States
• Democrat
•...
Diane Feinstein
• Senior Senator for
California
• Democrat
Barbara Boxer
• Junior Senator for
California
• Democrat
Jerry Brown
• Governor of California
– Chief executive of the
state
• Democrat
• Causes
– California budget crisis
Jackie Speier
• Member of the House
of Representatives for
California District 14 –
That’s us!
• Democrat
Chuck Hagel
• Secretary of Defense
– Leader of the Defense
Department
– Advisor to the President on
matters regarding the
...
Mitch McConnell
• Senator from
Kentucky
• Senate Majority
Leader
• Republican
Harry Reid
• Senator from Nevada
• Senate Minority Leader
– Leader of the majority
party in the Senate
• Democrat
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Political people 2015

Political People 2015 Fed & CA
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Education      
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Transcripts - Political people 2015

  • 1. Barack Obama • President of the United States – Executive branch of the U.S. government • First Black President • Democrat • Causes – Health Care Reform – Afghan War – Budget Crisis
  • 2. Michelle Obama • First Lady of the United States (President’s wife) • Causes – Childhood obesity
  • 3. Joe Biden • Vice-President of the United States • Democrat
  • 4. John Boehner (bay-ner) • Speaker of the House of Representatives – Leader of the H of R – Designates House committee members and leaders • Republican • Causes – Opposition to Obama agenda
  • 5. Nancy Pelosi • House Minority Leader • Democrat – From SF
  • 6. John Kerry • Secretary of State – Implements President’s foreign policy – Leads U.S. interests in international affairs • Democrat
  • 7. Janet Yellen • Chairmen of the Federal Reserve (The Fed) – Sets monetary policy • How much money to print • How much to lend and at what interest rate
  • 8. John Roberts • Chief Justice of the United States – Leader of the Supreme Court • Republican
  • 9. Eric Holder • Attorney General of the United States – President’s top lawyer – “Top Cop” of the United States • Democrat • Causes – Proposes to try terrorists in criminal courts
  • 10. Diane Feinstein • Senior Senator for California • Democrat
  • 11. Barbara Boxer • Junior Senator for California • Democrat
  • 12. Jerry Brown • Governor of California – Chief executive of the state • Democrat • Causes – California budget crisis
  • 13. Jackie Speier • Member of the House of Representatives for California District 14 – That’s us! • Democrat
  • 14. Chuck Hagel • Secretary of Defense – Leader of the Defense Department – Advisor to the President on matters regarding the armed forces
  • 15. Mitch McConnell • Senator from Kentucky • Senate Majority Leader • Republican
  • 16. Harry Reid • Senator from Nevada • Senate Minority Leader – Leader of the majority party in the Senate • Democrat