Glenn Close heads to Capitol Hill
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Actress Glenn Close will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday, pushing for the passage of mental health legislation.

Close will appear at a press conference on the bill with its authors, Sens. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann Stabenow10 Senate Democrats are up for reelection in Trump country At least Alzheimer’s research is bringing Washington together Senate Dems block crackdown on sanctuary cities MORE (D-Mich.) and Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntRussian assault on 'American idea' enables Trump to take tough action Eleven lawmakers have used campaign funds to pay NRA dues: report Kimmel writer tweets amount NRA has given lawmakers in response to shooting prayers MORE (R-Mo.). The measure, which would set up demonstration programs in 10 states, cleared the Senate Finance Committee last week.

Close has been nominated for six Oscars, appearing in such classics as “The Natural,” “Fatal Attraction” and “The Big Chill.” She is the founder of Bring Change 2 Mind, a group that works to end discrimination against those living with mental illness.