Mary Bono Mack, was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her then husband, United States Representative Sonny Bono. She was reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses (April 7, 1998-January 3, 2013) but was the unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.
Frank Moss has had a 35 year career as a high tech and biotech entrepreneur. He served as Director of the MIT Media Lab from 2006-2011 and is currently Professor of the Practice there, where he heads the New Media Medicine group. He is a co-founder of Atelion Health and Matter.io, the latest of his startups that include Stellar Computer, Bowstreet (acquired by IBM), Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI) and Bluefin Labs (acquired by Twitter).
Floyd Abrams is an American attorney at Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He is an expert on constitutional law, and many arguments in the briefs he has written have been adopted as United States Constitutional interpretative law as it relates to the First Amendment and free speech. He is also the William J. Brennan Jr. Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.