It's official: Franken's a Senator

You can now offiically call him Senator Al FrankenAl FrankenWhy Kaine is the right choice for Clinton Liberals press Clinton not to pick Kaine for VP Franken: Convention 'ugliest' I've seen MORE.

The Minnesotan was sworn in about an hour ago by Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden to end long career by boosting his rival Why Kaine is the right choice for Clinton Why Mike Pence is the wrong pick on foreign policy 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.

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