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Both Sides of the Aisle

Senator Jim Dabakis(L) and Representative Greg Hughes(R)

On the right we have Speaker of the Utah State House, Greg Hughes (R), on the left we have Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis (D), and speaking for the middle, Natalie Gochnour, Chief Economist and Senior Advisor to the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and Associate Dean, David Eccles School of Business, Univ. of Utah. The show is produced by Ross Chambless.

Natalie Gochnour

Natalie Gochnour

Both Sides of the Aisle attempts to help you understand the important questions facing residents of this state, while proving that Republicans and Democrats can sit in a small room and have a meaningful conversation.

Join the conversation – Tune in Thursday mornings at 10:30am and Saturday mornings at 7:30am on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.3 FM.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 77 (4/23/15)

Today Greg, Jim, and Natalie chew over the conflicts in Utah’s Republican party, Josh Romney, why no one is challenging Sen. Mike Lee, Jason Chaffetz and the Salt Lake Airport TSA, and the LDS Church’s influence on Utah politics.

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 76 (4/16/15)

This week Jim, Greg, and Natalie discuss Jim’s decision now to leave the mayoral race.  Also Hillary and other GOP candidates in the Presidential race, former Gov. Norm Bangerter’s passing, and saving water.

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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 visit to Utah, Sen. Mike Lee and candidates jostling for 2016, how things actually get done in politics, the Apple Watch, and an UDC inmate who dies after not receiving a scheduled dialysis.

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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 Lake City mayoral race and Jim’s pending decision to run, Gov. Herbert’s possible veto decisions, and Utah being a model to Indiana for tolerance.

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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 Gov. Herbert will veto anything, future Healthy Utah talks, USU’s athletic money, Ted Cruz, the prison relocation, tax increases, and the Utes in the Sweet 16.

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