It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al Franken.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe Biden, 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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