You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenEducation's DeVos, unions need to find way to bridge divide and work together DeVos: 'My job isn’t to win a popularity contest with the media' Kentucky Dem lawmaker questions Trump's mental health MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPerez to hit the Sunday shows following election victory Obama congratulates Perez as new Democratic leader GOP: Dems elected 'D.C. insider' as new chairman 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.