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Grassley’s return to Finance panel would put Graham atop Senate Judiciary Committee

The chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee could shift from a non-lawyer with some interest in antitrust issues to a former military judge who has been outspoken about the lack of competition for Facebook.

If Republicans keep control of the Senate, Chairman Charles Grassley has hinted he might return to the helm of the Finance Committee, paving the way for the ascendance of Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican. Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, is not seeking reelection.

Grassley’s spokesman said the...

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