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 Salt Lake County Councilwoman Shireen Ghorbani (D), 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.

Beirut explosion, Salt Lake City’s new police reforms and the Cottonwood Heights protests

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 massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital port, President Trump’s suggestion of delaying the November election, the national fight over mail-in voting, the current state […]

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Joe Biden’s potential picks for vice president and the plan for reopening Utah schools

Both Sides of the Aisle — Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Councilmember. They discuss President Trump canceling the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Joe Biden’s plan to announce his running mate next week, who that vice presidential pick […]

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President Trump’s shift on the pandemic, federal agents in Portland and an investigation into Utah’s response to COVID-19

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 President Trump’s interview with Chris Wallace, Trump holding his first televised coronavirus press conference since April, unidentified federal officials cracking down on anti-racist protesters […]

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National COVID-19 response, economic recovery and police reform 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 Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss President Trump criticizing the CDC and Dr. Anthony Fauci, Moody’s Analytics map of the world’s economic recovery, Trump’s commutation of the sentence of his […]

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State primary winners and stopping the spread of COVID-19 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 Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox winning the Republican candidacy for governor, his upcoming race against Democrat Chris Peterson, a postmortem on the failed gubernatorial campaigns, […]

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