Even though he has not been certified the winner, and a legal contest is sure to follow.
Senate Dems May Try To Seat Franken
Y'know, there was a certified Presidential winner in Florida in 2000, by mid-November.New York Sen. Charles Schumer seemed to endorse this move Sunday, saying the race was settled and that Franken had won the election.
"While there are still possible legal issues that will run their course, there is no longer any doubt who will be the next Senator from Minnesota," Schumer said. "With the Senate set to begin meeting on Tuesday to address the important issues facing the nation, it is crucial that Minnesota's seat not remain empty, and I hope this process will resolve itself as soon as possible."