Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenGillibrand announces exploratory committee to run for president on Colbert The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Trump AG pick Barr grilled at hearing | Judge rules against census citizenship question | McConnell blocks second House bill to reopen government Overnight Health Care: House Dems launch major drug pricing investigation | Judge blocks Trump contraception rule rollback | Booker tries to shake doubts about pharmaceutical ties ahead of 2020 | FDA to resume high-risk food inspections 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.