Attendees listen as former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, now president of the Heritage Foundation and an architect of last month’s government shutdown,
Attendees listen as former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, now president of the Heritage Foundation and an architect of last month's government shutdown, speaks to the Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley on "The Politics of Obamacare." at the IFES Portuguese Hall in Mountain View Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group) ( Patrick Tehan )