Tom Cotton, that’s who. Newly elected to the House of Representatives from the 4th district in Arkansas, he was one of the Power Line “pick six” we tracked in this last election. He hasn’t received his committee assignments yet. But stay tuned; Tom is going to be a person to watch for many years to come.
He’s no stranger to Power Line readers, of course; see here and here, just for example. Still, when I ran into him last night at a Claremont Review of Books event in Washington, I couldn’t resist getting him on the record: