We hear Harkin referenced filmmaker Woody Allen during the dinner, telling the crowd, “I know you will spend the day tomorrow educating members of Congress and their staff … Woody Allen once said, ‘90 percent of life is showing up.’ Well, this week, you folks are showing up. And believe me, you are making a difference.”

Photo: Gerry Sampson, Sen. Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump’s isolation grows Ellison: Trump has 'level of sympathy' for neo-Nazis, white supremacists Trump touts endorsement of second-place finisher in Alabama primary MORE, Alzheimer's Association President Harry Johns, Sen. Jerry MoranJerry MoranRepublicans rebuke Trump over Charlottesville remarks GOP senator wants classified briefing on North Korea McConnell faces questions, but no test to his leadership MORE, Glen Campbell, and Sen. Tom HarkinTom HarkinDistance education: Tumultuous today and yesterday Grassley challenger no stranger to defying odds Clinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream MORE pose for a photo. / Alzheimer's Association