Yesterday was a historic day for America, marking the official nomination of the first female candidate for president by a major party.

"If there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say, I may be the first woman president, but one of you is next," Hillary Clinton told supporters via video after clinching the nomination.

The moment was marked on social media by women posting pictures of themselves and their daughters near the television. Other people cried.

However, some newspapers chose to mark the moment by printing large pictures of Bill Clinton on their front pages. 

Washington Post spokesperson Kris Coratti told the Washingtonian that the reason behind the decision to put Clinton's husband on the cover was because Clinton herself did not appear onstage last night, whereas Bill did, and there was "no good photo opportunity" of Hillary available. 

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