Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
36, New York — 21, R
The youngest Republican woman ever elected to Congress who serves as the co-chair of the Tuesday Group, a caucus of moderate Republicans looking to work across the aisle to advance policy solutions.
Elise worked in the Bush administration on the Domestic Policy Council and for the office of the White House Chief of Staff. Before being elected to Congress, Elise worked at her family’s small business, Premium Plywood, founded in Upstate New York over twenty years ago.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
39, Wisconsin — 1, R