The new team

Last week's elections mean shifts in several congressional committees that help set the technology agenda.

Here's the likely lineup:

* Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) -- New chairwoman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee.

* Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) -- New chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee; supporter of procurement reform.

* Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) -- Gives up Senate Judiciary Committee chairmanship, becomes ranking minority member; big supporter of Internet issues.

* Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.) -- Chairman of House Science Committee; big supporter of IT research spending.

* Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) -- Likely chairman of House Government Reform Committee; big IT supporter.

* Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) -- Co-chairman of the Congressional Internet Caucus.

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