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 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 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.

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox’s gubernatorial campaign and the Equality Act

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Lt. Gov. Cox’s gubernatorial campaign announcement, the LDS church’s new political “specialists,” the Equality Act going before Congress, and the mounting GOP opposition to Rep. Ben McAdam’s re-election. Podcast: Play […]

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Trade war with China and Riverton’s anti-abortion resolution

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Josh Kanter, the Board President of the Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss the trade war with China, President Trump’s tax returns, William Barr being held in contempt of Congress, Riverton’s new anti-abortion resolution, the Salt Lake […]

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Federal infrastructure plan and gubernatorial popularity

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Joe Biden’s presidential campaign announcement, a bipartisan meeting on federal infrastructure, the 2020 census’ new citizenship question, Governor Herbert’s falling popularity, Utah’s political party chair races, […]

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Mueller Report reactions and the Salt Lake Temple construction project

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss reactions to the redacted Mueller Report, the field of presidential candidates, the Salt Lake Temple’s 4-year construction project, a potential special session to override the veto of SB123, the Salt […]

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Notre Dame burning and improving Utah’s education

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Kathleen Riebe, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the burning of the Notre Dame cathedral, the release of the Mueller Report, Elizabeth Warren’s presidential rally, Utah joining Super Tuesday, potential improvements to education, and the troubled prison construction. […]

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