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Federal Government

Cabinet Members | Other Officials | Supreme Court | Congressional Officials |
National Party Chairs | Minnesota Congressional Delegation

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To find your polling place, go to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Polling Place Finder, or call the Duluth Public Library (218-730-4200/option 5) or St. Louis County Voter Registration (218-726-2385).

Designations for officials:
(e) = elected officials
(a) = appointed officials

Numbers in parentheses (2014) indicate the year that an elected official stands for re-election. The terms usually end in January of the following year.


U.S. Government Officials

President - Barack H. Obama (2016) (e)
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
tel: 202-456-1414 fax: 202-456-2461  tty: 202-456-2121

First Lady - Michelle Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
tel: 202-456-7064; fax: 202-456-6771

Vice President - Joe Biden (2016) (e)
Old Executive Office Building,
17th St. and Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20501
tel: 202-456-7549; fax: 202-456-6212

President's Chief of Staff - Denis McDonough
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
tel: 202-456-6797; fax: 202-456-2461

Press Secretary - Josh Earnest (a)
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
tel: 202-456-2673; fax: 202-456-0126

Federal Information:
First Gov web page:
National Contact Center
phone: 800-FED-INFO (800-333-4636)
web page:

Cabinet Members(a)

Secretary of Agriculture -  Tom Vilsack
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20250
tel: 202-720-83631; fax: 202-720-6314

Attorney General - Eric Holder (resigned, effective upon confirmation of successor); Loretta Lynch, nominee
950 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20530
tel: 202-514-2001; fax: 202-514-4371

Secretary of Commerce - Penny Pritzker
1401 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20230
tel: 202-482-2000;  fax: 202-482-2741

Secretary of Defense - Chuck Hagel (resigned, effective Senate confirmation of successor); Ashton Carter, nominee
1000 Defense Pentagon
Washington, D.C. 20301-1000
tel: 703-692-7100;  fax: 703-697-9080

Secretary of Education - Arne Duncan
400 Maryland Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-0100
tel: 202-401-3000;  fax: 202-401-0596;  toll free: 800-872-5327;  toll free tty: 800-437-0833

Secretary of Energy - Ernie Moniz
1000 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20585-0001
tel: 202-586-6210; fax: 202-586-4403;  toll free: 800-342-5363

Secretary of Health and Human Services - Sylvia Mathews Burwell 
200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20201-0004
tel: 202-690-7000; fax: 202-690-7203; toll free: 877-696-6775

Secretary of Homeland Security - Jeh C. Johnson
Washington, D.C. 20528
tel: 202-282-8000

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Julian Castro 
451 Seventh St. SW
Washington, D.C. 20410-1044
tel: 202-708-0417;  fax: 202-702-0299;  tty: 202-708-1455

Secretary of the Interior - Sally Jewell
1849 C St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20240-0001
tel: 202-208-7351;  fax: 202-208-6956

Secretary of Labor - Thomas Perez
200 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20210-0001
tel: 202-693-6000; fax: 202-693-6111;  toll free: 866-487-2365;  toll free tty: 877-889-5627

Secretary of State - John Kerry
2201 C St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20520-0001
tel: 202-647-5291;  fax: 202-261-8577

Secretary of Transportation - Anthony Foxx
400 Seventh St. SW
Washington, D.C. 20590
tel: 202-366-1111;  fax: 202-366-7202; tty: 202-755-7687

Secretary of the Treasury - Jack Lew
1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20220
tel: 202-622-1100;  fax: 202-622-0073

Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Robert McDonald
810 Vermont Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20420-0001
tel: 202-273-4800;  fax: 202-273-4877; toll free: 800-827-1000


Other Officials(a)

CIA Director - John Brennan
Washington, D.C. 20505
tel: 703-482-0623  fax: 703-482-1739

EPA Administrator - Gina McCarthy
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20460
tel: 202-564-4700  fax: 202-260-3150  toll free: 1-888-372-8255

FBI Director - James B. Comey
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20535
tel: 202-324-3000  fax: 202-324-4705

Forest Service Chief - Tom Tidwell
Sidney R. Yates Federal Buildling
201 14th St SW
Washington D.C. 20250
tel: 202-205-1661  fax: 202-205-1610

Indian Affairs, Assistant Secretary for - Kevin K. Washburn
1849 C. St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20240
tel: 202-208-7163  fax: 202-208-6334

Indian Health Service Director - Dr. Yvette Roubideaux
Reyes Buyilding
801 Thompson Ave., Ste. 400
Rockville, MD 20852
tel: 301-443-1083  fax: 301-443-4794

Internal Revenue Service, Commissioner - John Koskinen
1111 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington DC 20224
tel: 202-622-5164  fax: 202-622-8653  toll free taxpayer information: 800-829-1040

National Intelligence Director - James R. Clapper
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Washington D.C. 20511
tel: 202-201-1111  (Public Affairs Office)  

National Park Service Director - Jonathan B. Jarvis
1849 C St. NW
Washington D.C. 20240
tel: 202-208-4261 fax: 202-219-0910

National Security Advisor - Susan Rice
National Security Council
Eisenhower Executive Office Building
17th Street and Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20506
tel: 202-456-9491  fax: 202-456-9270

Office of Management & Budget Director - Brian Deese (acting); Shaun L.S. Donovan (nominee)
New Executive Office Building
725 17th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20503
tel: 202-395-4840  fax: 202-395-3888

Surgeon General of the Public Health Service - Dr. Vivek Murthy
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18-66
Rockville, MD 20857
tel: 301-443-4000 fax: 301-443-3574

United Nations Ambassador - Samantha Power
799 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017-3505
tel: 212-415-4000 fax: 212-415-4443

U.S. Trade Representative - Michael Froman
600 17th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20508
tel: 202-395-3230  fax: 202-395-3911  toll free: 888-473-8787


U.S. Supreme Court (a)

Supreme Court home page:

U.S. Supreme Court Building
1 First Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20543-0002
tel: 202-479-3211

Chief Justice: John G. Roberts
Associate Justices:
Samuel A. Alito
Stephen G. Breyer
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Elena Kagan
Anthony M. Kennedy
Antonin Scalia
Sonia Sotomayor
Clarence Thomas


U.S. Congressional Officials

Tel. 202-224-3121 (Capitol switchboard for both the House and the Senate)

SENATE OFFICIALS - 114th Congress
United States Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510
U.S. Senate home page:

President - Vice President Joe Biden (D)
President Pro Tempore - Orrin G. Hatch (R. - Utah)
Majority Leader - Mitch McConnell (R. - Kentucky)   
Majority Whip - John Cornyn (R. - Texas)  
Minority Leader - Harry Reid (D. - Nevada)
Minority Whip - Richard Durbin (D. - Illinois)

U.S. Senate Committee Chairs
Appropriations - Thad Cochran (R. - Mississippi)
Budget - Mike Enzi (R. - Wyoming)
Finance - Orrin G. Hatch (R. - Utah)
Foreign Relations - Bob Corker (R. - Tennessee)

HOUSE OFFICIALS - 114th Congress
United States House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
tty: 202-225-1904
U.S. House of Representatives home page:

House Speaker - John Boehner (R. - Ohio)
Majority Leader - Kevin McCarthy (R. - California)
Majority Whip - Steve Scalise (R. - Louisiana)
Minority Leader - Nancy Pelosi (D. - California)
Minority Whip - Steny Hoyer (D. - Maryland)

U.S. House Committee Chairs
Agriculture - Frank D. Lucas (R. - Oklahoma)
Budget - Paul Ryan (R. - Wisconsin)
Energy and Commerce - Fred Upton (R. - Michigan)



National Party Chairs

Democratic National Committee
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chair
430 S. Capitol St. SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
tel: 202-863-8000
fax: 202-863-8081

Republican National Committee
Reince Priebus, Chair
310 First St. SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
tel: 202-863-8500
fax: 202-863-8820



Minnesota Congressional Delegation

To find your congressional district, check the Minnesota Secretary of State's Polling Place Finder or call the Duluth City Clerk's office (730-5500), the Duluth Public Library (730-4200/option 5) (for inside Duluth), or St. Louis County Voter Registration (726-2385) (for outside Duluth).

U.S. Senate - Minnesota Senators  (e - a 6 year term)

Amy Klobuchar  (DFL) (Senior Senator) (2018)
302 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Washington office: tel: 202-224-3244 fax: 202-228-2186
Minneapolis office: toll free: 888-224-9043;  tel: 612-727-5220;  fax: 612-727-5223
Virginia office: tel: 218-741-9690;  fax: 218-741-3692
     Olcott Plaza, Suite 105
     820 9th St. N.
     Virginia, MN 55792
     (Go to this web address; indicate your reason for contacting the Senator and click the "Go" button. An email form will then appear)


Al Franken  (DFL) (Junior Senator) (2020) 
309 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Washington office: tel: 202-224-5641  fax: 202-224-0044
St. Paul Office: tel: 651-221-1016;  fax: 651-221-1078
Duluth Office: 
   515 W. 1st St.
   Suite 104
   Duluth, MN 55802
   tel: 218-722-2390; fax: 218-722-4131



U.S. House - Minnesota Representatives (e - 2 year term) (2010)

lst District - Tim Walz  (DFL)
2nd District - John Kline (R)  
3rd District - Erik Paulson (R)
4th District - Betty McCollum  (DFL)
5th District - Keith Ellison  (DFL)
6th District - Tom Emmer (R)
7th District - Collin C. Peterson (DFL)

8th District.- Rick Nolan (DFL)
Washington office: 2247 Rayburn HOB
Washington, D.C. 20515
tel: 202-225-6211; fax: 202-225-0699
Duluth office: Duluth Technology Village
11 E. Superior St.; #125
Duluth, MN 55802
tel: 218-464-5095     fax: 218-464-5098
To e-mail Representative Nolan, go to his web site and click on the "Contact Me" tab, then fill in the required fields in the web email form


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