By Megan R. Wilson - 08/09/13 09:30 PM EDT
In the tweet, he gave a shout-out to Colin Crowell, a former senior counsel to the leader of the Federal Communications Commission and a longtime lead staffer to then-Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.). Crowell became the vice president of global public policy at Twitter in 2011.
Wexler most recently worked as the flack for Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and also held posts in other House and Senate offices and committees.
Twitter announced on Friday it would also step up its political involvement, hiring its first in-house lobbyist and forming a political action committee called Twitter#PAC.