Republican chairmen of the Senate's leading committees, and the Democrats expected to succeed them:

 

 

Agriculture
Dick Lugar
R-Ind.
Tom Harkin
D-Iowa
 
Appropriations
Ted Stevens
R-Alaska
Robert Byrd
D-W.Va.
 
Armed Services
John Warner
R-Va.
Carl Levin
D-Mich.
 
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Phil Gramm
R-Texas
Paul Sarbanes
D-Md.
 
Commerce, Science and Transportation
John McCain
R-Ariz.
Ernest Hollings
D-S.C.
 
Energy and Natural Resources
Frank Murkowski
R-Alaska
Jeff Bingaman
D-N.M.
 
Environment and Public Works
Robert Smith
R-N.H.
James Jeffords
I-Vt.
 
Finance
Charles Grassley
R-Iowa
Max Baucus
D-Mont.
 
Governmental Affairs
Fred Thompson
R-Tenn.
Joseph Lieberman
D-Conn.
 
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
James Jeffords
I-Vt.
Edward Kennedy
D-Mass.
 
Judiciary
Orrin Hatch
R-Utah
Patrick Leahy
D-Vt.