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Video: Senate women discuss the 2012 legislative session and their underestimated clout

Senate females came into their own during the 2012 legislative session.

They didn't always vote together. Indeed, it was their independence that made them such formidable opponents. But there was enough camaraderie among them, enough powerful voices to influence every contentious voice of the session.

Click here to read the story, and see below to watch the women discuss their underestimated clout.