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POL 112 Introduction to American Politics

This guide will assist you in your study of the American politics in POL 112.

Know Your Government Officials!

Knowing the people who serve us in the U.S. Government is one of the duties of good citizenship! 

Three Branches


Senate Leadership

President and Vice President

The Supreme Court


The Cabinet

Federal Courts

House Leadership


House Members


Power Positions

Legislators Cabinet Members Executive Office of the President

Senate Majority Leader

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

Secretary of State

Tony Blinken

White House Chief of Staff

Jeff Ziets

Senate Minority Leader

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Secretary of the Treasury

Janet Yellen

National Security Advisor

Jake Sullivan

Majority Leader of the House

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)

Secretary of Defense

Lloyd Austin

Director, Office of Management and Budget

Shalanda Young

Minority Leader of the House

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)

Attorney General

Merrick Garland

Press Secretary

Karine Jean-Pierre

Federal Reserve Chair

Jerome Powell

Domestic Policy Adviser

Neera Tanden

Director, National Institute of Allergy

and Infectious Diseases

Jeanne M. Marrazzo, M.D.