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Ladies and Gentleman, Senator Al Franken

July 7, 2009 - by Donny Shaw

Ending an eight-month legal battle with former senator Norm Coleman (R), Al Franken was officially sworn in today as the junior senator from Minnesota. His swearing in gives the Democrats a 60-seat majority in the Senate, which, if they stick together, means they have the numbers to break Republican filibusters on any and all legislation.

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