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Seth Rogen Takes Issue to Congress (It's Not About Pot, He Says)

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(NBC News) -- Seth Rogen delivered with trademark humor a personal testimony on Alzheimer's disease on Wednesday before a Senate hearing on Alzheimer's research. The "Knocked-Up" star said he came to the Senate for a few reasons -- the first being that he is a huge "House of Cards" fan, but more importantly to request help for those dealing with the devastating effects of the disease.

Of course, Rogen is not the first celebrity to take to the Hill to garner media attention for political causes. Here's a roundup celebrity sightings on Capitol Hill.

Seth Rogen asked a Senate Subcommittee to increase funding for Alzheimer's research. Rogen's mother-in-law suffers from Early-onset Alzheimer's.

 Stephen Colbert testified before Congress on the topic of Immigration and Border Security saying he "rejects the idea that farmwork is among the semi-mythical jobs that American's won't do."

Michael J. Fox spoke about Parkinson's Disease Research and Treatment declaring the War Against Parkinson's a winnable one.

George Clooney testified on Capitol Hill to raise awareness and bring action to the crisis on the Sudan and South Sudan border.

Ben Affleck appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and called on President Obama to directly engage with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo to encourage him to live up to his commitment to security reforms.

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