2 New Senate Democrats Sworn In, Narrowing GOP Majority In CongressDoug Jones from Alabama and Tina Smith from Minnesota were sworn in to the Senate on Wednesday.
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Named To Fill Franken SeatMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken until a special election in November, setting up his long-time and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 election.