After being a key player in House Democrats 50-seat gain over the last two election cycles, Jon Vogel is moving to the consulting world. The former top Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee aide is now a partner with the polling firm Global Strategy Group. Vogel began last cycle as the DCCCs political director and then moved to become director of the committees $85 million independent expenditure program. In 2006, he was the DCCCs Northeast and Florida regional political director. He previously worked on Capitol Hill as Rep. Steve Israels (D-N.Y.) deputy chief of staff and with Democratic direct-mail gurus Jim Crounse and Kevin Mack.