It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenSenators unveil bill to overhaul apprenticeship programs Dems pressure Obama on vow to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenReid throws wrench into Clinton vice presidential picks Biden at West Point: Diversity on battlefield an 'incredible asset' Biden pardons West Point cadets punished for minor offenses 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.

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