It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenAT&T-Time Warner merger: Rigged by cozy regulatory relationships? Gretchen Carlson to testify before Congress Great Lakes senators seek boost for maritime system MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenAmerica’s Eastern European mess Huckabee to Biden: Trump can land a 'face kick' The Trail 2016: Election night cliffhanger MORE, giving Democrats a 60 seat supermajority in the Senate.

Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a fellow Minnesota Democrat, accompanied Franken to the Senate floor. Franken said earlier today that he hopes to be the "people's proxy" in the Senate.