Al Franken sworn in as Senator
The AP reports that Al Franken is now a senator.
The Minnesota Democrat was sworn in Tuesday, ending an eight-month political and legal struggle. He gives the Democrats 60 votes to thwart possible Republican filibusters.
Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath. Former Vice President Walter Mondale accompanied Franken.
This video is from C-SPAN, broadcast July 7, 2009.