Democratic women won big on election night

It could have been another day of mourning for the party.

Instead, one year after the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton lost the election, Democrats celebrated on Tuesday -- in large part because of the women voters who helped propel their nominees into office and the record number of female candidates who themselves were elected. In Virginia, Democrat Ralph Northam won the governor's race, a feat that wouldn't have been accomplished without women.He led women by a broad 21 percentage points, according to exit polls — a larger spread t...