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White House Chief of Staff

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White House Chief of Staff
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.96

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    advisory, cabinet-level, Second-Most, staffing, executive, administration, presidency, status, behalf, critical, heavily, ranking, assistant, member, valuable, political
     content words:    White House Chief, President Eisenhower, House Chief, President Kennedy, President Carter, White House, Second-Most Powerful Man


White House Chief of Staff
By Meg Leonard
  

1     The White House Chief of Staff is an important member of the president's advisory team. He or she is the highest ranking member of the president's executive office. This means that he or she oversees all other members of this office. The chief of staff's status is that of cabinet-level. He or she serves as a senior aide to the president. The chief of staff is usually the president's top advisor and assistant.
 
2     For the first 150 years, the person who held this job was called the "president's secretary." President Eisenhower changed the title to White House Chief of Staff. The duties of this position can change with each president. For example, President Kennedy did not have a chief of staff at all. President Carter did not have one until later in his presidency. Other presidents rely heavily on the chief of staff to give valuable advice.
 
3     The president has a very busy schedule. The chief of staff helps make sure that things run smoothly. It is a tough job. The .....
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