It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenAnti-trade senators say chamber would be crazy to pass TPP Overnight Tech: TV box plan faces crucial vote | Trump transition team to meet tech groups | Growing scrutiny of Yahoo security Overnight Regulation: Supporters push for TV box reforms ahead of vote MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTechnology can be used to bridge the gap between doctor’s visits Top Dem: Cures bill funding cut to B Yes, this election will change America forever 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.