DNC chairwoman: Women lawmakers could end shutdown in 'hours'

King replied with a slight chuckle, “I don’t know. I think you should put Sarah Palin in there also, Debbie.”

Wasserman Schultz didn’t flinch at the suggestion of adding the fiery former GOP vice presidential candidate to the mix, replying, “You know, I would argue that, even if Sarah Palin were in the room, that we could find a way to get to the end, because that’s usually women’s goal.”

There are currently 81 women serving in the House.