Declared an outstanding freshman senator by his peers in 1965, Atiyeh quickly became active in a variety of Senate committees, with a particular focus on tax issues  and education. By 1971, he had been elected as Minority Leader.


Atiyeh Discussing a Bill

Republican Senate Caucus

Senator Atiyeh and President Ford

Atiyeh on Senate Floor

Atiyeh Senate Speech

Atiyeh and Fellow Senator