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New Senate committee head says he'll look at big issues in a small-business light.

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While the ripples caused by Vermont Sen. James Jeffords' move from the Republican Party into the Independent camp continue reverberating throughout the , not long after his announcement, it was back to on Capitol Hill-with a new skipper at the helm of the Senate Committee.

In an interview shortly after John F. Kerry took the committee's reins, the two-term Massachusetts senator and former entrepreneur said energy and environmental regulations impacting entrepreneurs are among the first issues he expects to tackle.

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