NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O n November 14, New York congresswoman Elise Stefanik was named to the Time 100 Next list. “Elise isn’t just the future of the Republican Party. She is the future of hopeful, aspirational politics in America,” former House speaker Paul Ryan said in his write-up of the 35-year-old congresswoman. The day before, Stefanik had been widely praised for her concise questioning during the first day of the public impeachment hearings. The day after the Time magazine article appeared, Stefanik was at the center of a bitter partisan fight.