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 flirts with Dems for Cabinet Lawmakers eye early exit from Washington Confirm Scott Palk for the Western District of Oklahoma MORE, Alzheimer's Association President Harry Johns, Sen. Jerry MoranJerry MoranOvernight Tech: Bill protecting online reviews heads to Obama | New addition to FCC transition team | Record Cyber Monday Overnight Finance: Trump expected to pick Steven Mnuchin for Treasury | Budget chair up for grabs | Trump team gets deal on Carrier jobs Congress passes bill protecting online customer reviews MORE, Glen Campbell, and Sen. Tom HarkinTom HarkinGrassley challenger no stranger to defying odds Clinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream Do candidates care about our health or just how much it costs? MORE pose for a photo. / Alzheimer's Association