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 Right is State Representative Dan McCay (R), on the Left is a rotating cast of Democratic state lawmakers and political observers, 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 Anthony Scoma.

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.

The strike on Saudi oil fields and partisan elections for Utah State Board of Education

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Holly Richardson, former state legislator and editorial columnist at the Salt Lake Tribune, and on The Left by George Pyle, Editorial Page Editor of the Salt Lake Tribune. They discuss the attack on Saudi oil fields, the Federal Reserve cutting rates by another quarter […]

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Rocky’s comments, Jeff Burningham’s campaign, and John Bolton’s departure

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the ousting of national security advisor John Bolton, former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s bid to be the Republican presidential nominee, Jeff Burningham’s campaign for […]

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Proposition 4 and gun control policy

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Sen. Kathleen Riebe, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the BYU-Utah rivalry game, declared and potential 2020 gubernatorial candidates, an upcoming special session on cannabis, state tax reform, the fate of Proposition 4, Brexit […]

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Volatility in stock market and poll results on term limits in Utah

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Josh Kanter, Chairman of Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss presidential candidate Joe Biden coming to Park City, a poll showing Sanders and Warren surpassing Biden in popularity, further escalations in the US-China […]

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The national economy and Salt Lake City mayoral race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the health of the national economy, President Trump trying to buy Greenland from Denmark, Sen. Romney labeling himself a “renegade Republican,” Vice President Mike Pence visiting […]

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