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 and 105.5 FM. The show can also be heard as a podcast on iTunes.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 147 (8/25/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Sen. Todd Weiler discuss Hillary Clinton’s new campaign office in Utah, the recent questions about possible unethical access that Clinton Foundation donors were given to Hillary’s office when she was Sec. of State, and Trump hiking the rent on the GOP when donors began footing the bill. In the second […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 146 (8/18/16)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about Gov. Herbert endorsing Donald Trump for President, while Lt. Gov. Cox does not. Also, how Trump’s op-ed in the Deseret News fell flat with most Utahns. In the second segment, they debate the Utah Board of Education’s recent decision to allow teachers to be hired without education […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 145 (8/11/16)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about their favorite Olympic memories. Also Evan McMullin, a BYU grad and former LDS Missionary who launched a quixotic run for the presidency, and Hillary Clinton’s op-ed penned in the Deseret News.  In the second segment they discuss a Utah Policy poll that says Rep. Mia Love leads […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 144 (8/4/16)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie discuss whether Hillary Clinton could actually win Utah in November. Also a state audit that found Utah is failing to regulate payday lenders.  In the second segment they talk about Jennifer Napier-Pearce taking over for Terry Orme as Editor of the Salt Lake Tribune; Gov. Herbert in Penthouse Magazine […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 143 (7/28/16)

This week Jim and Natalie are joined in studio by Senator Todd Weiler representing The Right. They discuss some of the highlights and chaos of the Democratic national convention happening this week in Philadelphia. Todd also compares it to his experience attending the GOP national convention last week in Cleveland. In the second segment they […]

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