One of the effects of redistricting was to take CD02, which used to run from Kingwood out east into Jefferson County and move it entirely into Harris County, where it now runs southwest into Spring Branch and inside Loop 610. The first Democrat to take on this oddly-shaped district is Jim Dougherty. Dougherty is a lawyer who was an was an Assistant US Attorney with the Southern District of Texas before going into private practice, where he and his wife Judy are now partners in a firm that specializes in family law. Dougherty has been a candidate for office twice before, having run for District Attorney in 2000 and HD134 in 2004. Here’s what we talked about:
I now have the Yahoo! audio player enabled as a plugin for my blog (thanks, Greg Wythe!) and it works a little differently. Basically, as long as this is the top audio file on my index page, you ought to see a “Play” control button next to the link above. If not, or later this week when I have another interview published, simply clicking the link ought to play the audio via the player. If something goes wrong as can happen when implementing something new, let me know.