NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I f you talk to anyone who has known or worked with Elise Stefanik since her earliest days in Washington, she is almost invariably described as smart, hard-working, and ambitious. “You could always tell she was going places,” a former colleague of hers tells me.
With a résumé like Stefanik’s, it was hard to think she wouldn’t end up somewhere important someday.
A Harvard grad who worked in the Bush White House straight out of college, Stefanik did stints at a pair of neoconservative think tanks before working on a couple of presidential campaigns.
I first got to know Stefanik a bit in the …