Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenThe Hill's Morning Report — GOP seeks to hold Trump’s gains in Midwest states Dems make history in Tuesday's primaries Tina Smith defeats former Bush ethics lawyer in Minnesota Dem primary MORE (D-Minn.) won reelection Tuesday to a second term, beating Republican Mike McFadden, according to ABC News and NBC News. 

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Franken was an early GOP target, but McFadden was never too close to the former "Saturday Night Live" comic in the polls.

Franken was first elected in 2008 after unseating former Sen. Norm Coleman (R). The race led to a monthslong recount after Franken trailed by a narrow margin.