A Representative from California; born in Dallas, Tex., September 3, 1947; attended public and private schools; B.A., B.S., Stanford University, 1970, M.B.A., Harvard University, 1972; chairman of a film production company; deputy assistant secretary for negotiations policy, Department of Defense, 1986-1987; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third Congress (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate.
Prior to his election to Congress, Mike was the Chairman of Crest Films, a full service film production company known for its Emmy-Award winning documentaries, adventure films and work for non-profit organizations. Before taking the helm at Crest Films, Huffington
served as Vice Chairman of his family-owned business, Roy M. Huffington, Inc. (1976-1990) In 1974, he co-founded Simmons & Huffington, Inc., an investment banking firm which raised capital for small business.
Huffington began his business career in 1972 at The First National Bank of Chicago in corporate finance.