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.”

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