Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Michael Peckham
Postmaster General
The United States Postmaster General is the chief executive officer of the United States Postal Service. They are in charge of all affairs with the mailing service. The Postmaster General is appointed by the president and has an indefinite term length. This post was created in the united states at the birth of the nation, however it did not become a part of the presidential cabinet until 1829. This position is also the second highest paying government official job paying almost $277,000 a year. The current Postmaster General is Patrick R. Donahoe, the 73rd Postmaster General of the United States.

Whitehouse Chief of Staff
The job of the Chief of Staff is typically to oversee the actions of the White House staff, they manage the president's schedule, make meetings for the president and advise the president of current issues. The jobs of the Chief of Staff has oftentimes been called The Power Behind the Throne and the Co-President. This post was created in 1946 and has been in existence ever since. While there is no requirement to actually fill this post, it has always been occupied since its formation. Currently the chief of staff is Jack Lew.

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