PrintBoth Sides of the Aisle is a weekly debate over politics, policy and current issues facing the state of Utah, featuring voices representing the Right, the Center, and the Left.

Representing the Left is Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis (D), on the Right is State Representative Dan McCay (R), and speaking for the “common sense middle” is Natalie Gochnour, an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah.  The show is produced by Ross Chambless.

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 Sunday mornings at 11:30am on KCPW, 88.3 FM. The show can also be heard as a podcast on iTunes.

Sexual harassment, Hatch gets feisty and political turkeys

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss a fiery interaction between Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, over who benefits from the GOP tax plan; the growing list of men in high places accused […]

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Roy Moore’s Senate run, Trump’s trip to Asia and Utah’s next Senator

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss allegations of sexual misconduct against former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore; Pres. Donald Trump’s Asia trade mission; Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams’ plans to sue Big Pharma for […]

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GOP tax plan, election results and the Paradise Papers

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss who benefits from the House Republican tax plan; John Curtis easily winning the seat for Utah’s Third Congressional District; the state’s limited and specific Medicaid expansion; and the Utah names […]

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Mueller investigation heats up, Boehner’s choice words for Chaffetz and Trump shrinks Bears Ears for Hatch

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the indictment of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort by Special Counsel Robert Mueller; former House Speaker John Boehner criticizes former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz; and Pres. Trump tells Sen. […]

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Chaffetz is the frontrunner for a race he isn’t in (yet), Jeff Flake puts his head out of the political foxhole and ballot initiative lightning round

Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinckley Institute of Politics sits in as The Middle and is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City.  They discuss a recent poll showing former Rep. Jason Chaffetz as the frontrunner for the 2020 Utah gubernatorial election; […]

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