It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenSenate passes resolution honoring Prince Senators aim to bolster active shooter training Minnesota senators praise Prince on Senate floor MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden on cancer research: 'I’ve been on the other end of the need' The Hill's 12:30 Report Biden lands in Iraq for surprise visit 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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