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.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 130 (4/28/16)

On the show this week, Dan, Jim and Matt Lusty (filling in for Natalie) discuss Utah’s party conventions and the race for governor. Also, big victories by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in northeastern primaries, the potential sale of the Salt Lake Tribune, and more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 129 (4/21/16)

This week, Jim, Dan and Matt Lusty (filling in for Natalie) talk about the resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis in Utah. Also, Mike Lee withdraws his leadership bid, hints of a national monument declaration, the presidential race marches on,  and more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 128 (4/14/16)

This week, Natalie, Dan and Jim discuss Sen. Mike Lee’s leadership bid, the minimum wage, and SB54. Also, revisiting the presidential campaign, a look at the gubernatorial race, and more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (47.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 127 (4/7/16)

This week Dan, Jim, and Natalie talk about Jim’s trip to Washington D.C. earlier this week to meet with the DOJ about the Salt Lake Tribune case and to lobby the Interior Department for a Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah.  The gang also discuss the Wisconsin Primary results – a contested GOP nomination […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 126 (3/31/16)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about former Gov. Mike Leavitt’s talk recently on crunching the numbers for how the GOP nomination process might play out. Also in the second segment, why the Utah GOP plans to protect Rep. Mia Love in the event of a Trump nomination against Democratic challenger Doug Owens; how […]

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