Domestic Duties

[Washington, D.C., August 10. Image via Getty]

WASHINGTON - AUGUST 10: White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes listens to questions from students from Raymond and C.W. Harris Elementary schools during a Reading to the Top event at the Department of Education August 10, 2009 in Washington, DC. The Department's Read to the Top program runs through Sept. 11 and features various children's books read by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, other Cabinet members and top Administration officials. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)