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Virginia's Local Government

Two Cabinet Secretaries
Function of Federal Government
Function of State Government
Function of Local Government
Function of Shared Power Between State and Federal Governments
Two Presidental Roles
Vice President
Two Cabinet Secretaries
Senate President Pro Tempore
Speaker of the House
1 Senate and 1 House Commitee Chairperson
Two U.S. Senators from Virginia
Your Congressional Representative
A Bill Presently Under Consideration
A Recently Signed Law
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
A Female Justice of the Supreme Court
A Justice of the Supreme Court Who Is a Minority
An Example of a Landmark Supreme Court Case
A Supreme Court Case That Overturned A Law
Three Examples of the Checks and Balances System
Virginia's Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Your Virginia Sate Senator
Your Virginia State Delegate
Highest Elected Official in Fairfax County
Your District's County Supervisor
Your School Board Representatives
Quiz and Answer Key

Condoleeza Rice

Condoleeza Rice is the Secretary of State.  She heads the Department of State.  She is in the national level of the executive branch.  She is a Republican who took office in January 2005.  She has been working for the Bush Administration since George W. Bush's election.


Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff is the newest member of the cabinet.  He was sworn in on February 15, 2005 as the new Secretary of Homeland Security.  This is also the newest department.  Chertoff is in the federal level of the executive branch.  He is a Republican and has been with the second Bush administration since it started.



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