06/06/2013 01:30 pm ET Updated Jun 06, 2013

Sen. Claire McCaskill: What Happens At Female Senators' Dinners (VIDEO)

Ever wonder what the most powerful women in government talk about when they get together for a bite to eat?

At HuffPost's groundbreaking women's conference, "The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money & Power," U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill spilled the beans. She spearheads regular book exchange parties and dinners with her fellow female senators and supreme court justices to collaborate, to generate ideas ... and occasionally just gossip. Oh to be a fly on those walls!

"When we are socializing and talking about things other than work, invariably the next time we try to work together it just goes better," McCaskill said.

To see her complete remarks, check out the full video above.