In 2008, Mark Squier was the executive producer of the Democratic National Convention in Denver. A veteran political consultant of several campaigns, including Howard Dean's insurgent quest for the White House, Squier helped launch the Obama-Biden ticket into the final stretch of the campaign.
Now Squier is working for the other side.
Shortly after the general election four years ago, a slew of Democrats joined Republican consultant and CNN pundit Alex Castellanos to form a firm called Purple Strategies. Steve McMahon, also a former Dean operative at the DNC, merged his campaign company, Issue & Image, with Castellano's National Media Research to form Purple Strategies.
A search of FEC records shows that Squier's new firm has been hard at work helping to elect a GOP Congress and defeat Barack Obama. A search of Federal Elections Commission records provides a snapshot: