It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenFCC privacy rules veer off course in eleventh hour White House contest casts shadow over mega-deal Obama takes aim at workers’ non-compete agreements MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump on sparring with Biden: 'He'd fall right over' For medical miracles, empower drug companies — don't vilify them Why the attacks on science in the 21st Century imperils America’s future 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.