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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 99 (9/24/15)

This week Jim, Natalie and Sen. Todd Weiler (filling in on the Right) discuss the Pope’s visit, vacancies in the LDS Church’s

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 82 (5/28/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Rep. Brian King (Filling in for Jim) discuss Medicaid expansion (yes, again), the developing Presidential race, immigration

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 80 (5/14/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Jim get into the GOP’s acceptance of the new Count My Vote law, a possible challenge by

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 75 (4/9/15)

This week Jim, Greg and Natalie talk about Jim’s decision to run for Salt Lake City mayor, a review of President Obama’s

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: April 8, 2015) – Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government, Sociology

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 74 (4/2/15)

This week Greg, Jim, and Natalie chew over President Obama’s Utah visit. Also Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement, LDS Conference weekend, the Salt

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 73 (3/26/15)

This week Natalie Gochnour, Jim Dabakis, and Chris Bleak discuss whether Jim Dabakis will run for Salt Lake City mayor. Also, whether

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: American Indian Decolonization in the West

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: March 18, 2015) -Recently Dr. Leo Killsback, Associate Professor in American Indian Studies at Arizona

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 68 (2/19/15)

This week from the Minority Party’s office at the Capitol, Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg on the Right), joins Jim and

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Political Ruminations

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: February 4, 2015) – A few notable and outspoken public officials serving Utah spoke last

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 64 (1/22/15)

This week the gang banters about coach Whittingham and football, Utah’s 20-year low tax burden, Jim Matheson turning lobbyist, and Obama’s State

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 63 (1/15/15)

Greg, Natalie and Jim talk about Mitt Romney in 2016, Russia, teetotallers on the alcohol commission, funding education, and Utah drops “Ag-Gag”

Political Cornflakes: Sally Jewell’s Nomination, Congressman Bishop’s Reaction

Earlier this week President Obama nominated Sally Jewell as the new Interior Secretary. If confirmed, Jewell would replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ken

House Speaker Lockhart Pushes for Less Reliance on Federal Government

The 2013 legislative session kicked off Monday; and Utah lawmakers are already discussing what the next 45 day session will look like.

Matheson Responds to Voting ‘No’ on Fiscal Cliff Bill

Tuesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to a Senate bill that would keep America from going over the

Utah Request Puts Beehive State in Middle of Welfare Waiver Debate

The Obama Administration’s plan to offer waivers to individual states on welfare work requirements has drawn sharp criticism from presumptive GOP presidential

Salt Lake City Mayor Sits Down with White House Council, Congress on Wasatch Canyons

With the debate over the controversial SkiLink proposal and proposed wilderness protections in the background, Mayor Ralph Becker took his push to

Hatch Pushes for States to Control Wolves

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch teamed up with a Wyoming lawmaker Wednesday to highlight his efforts to get the gray wolf removed from

Advocates Urge Congress to Work Together to Pass VAWA

A debate over the protection of women and families from violence is taking shape in Washington. Tuesday, advocates for Utah victims urged

Jensen Cleared of Violating Hatch Act

The federal government has ruled Salt Lake County Councilman and Unified Fire Authority Chief Michael Jensen has not violated the Hatch Act.

Matheson, Love Face Utah Taxpayers Association

Two political rivals in the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional district addressed the Utah Taxpayers Association at the Little America Hotel Tuesday.

Task Force Talks Federal Health Care Implementation

State lawmakers once again rolled up their sleeves this morning at the state capitol to discuss how Utah will approach the implementation

State Files Lawsuits Against Feds for Rights of Way

The Utah Attorney General’s office is filing the last of a series of lawsuits this week against the federal government in hopes

Deseret Chemical Depot Celebrates 70 Years of Work

U.S. Army officials recognized the work of employees at the Deseret Chemical Depot weapons storage facility in Tooele Thursday for their part

Hatch In Good Position for June Primary

While Utah Senator Orrin Hatch more than survived last weekend’s Republican state convention, it still ended with Hatch having to face his

Matheson Presses Energy Dept. on Moab Tailings Cleanup Slowdown

Utah Congressman Jim Matheson is pressing the Department of Energy on a five-year contract it awarded last year for the removal of

Politics Up Close: U.S. Senate Candidate Scott Howell, Utah Transparency Project

This year’s election for U.S. Senate could be a rematch. After challenging him in 2000, former Utah Senate Minority Leader Scott Howell

Politics Up Close: Move to Amend, Dee Smith Runs for AG

The Supreme Court ruling Citizens United has swiftly become one of the most criticized judicial decisions in history. The 2010 ruling led

Democrats Focus on Campaign Finance in Senate Debate

Campaign financing was a hot topic during a debate last night between two Utah Democrats vying for U.S. Senate, former State Senate

CityViews 4/12/12: Life and Writings of Paul Nelson/John Stossel

Note: Due to an unfortunate computer failure, a podcast of this episode of CityViews is unavailable. Segment 1:  As critic at Rolling