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.

Salt Lake City mayoral primary results and the politics of a slowing market

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the results of the Salt Lake City mayoral primary, how the 2020 gubernatorial race is shaping up, the volatile stock market and what it means for […]

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U.S.-China trade war and what to do about mass shootings

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 escalating U.S.-China trade war, the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the return of Jon Huntsman Jr. to Utah, his potential […]

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Federal Reserve cuts interest rates and the second Democratic presidential debate

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Tyrell Aagard, First Vice Chair of the Salt Lake County Democrats. They discuss the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates for the first time since 2008, the second Democratic presidential debate, Medicare for All, Utah […]

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LDS president attends NAACP convention and the Utah United Party’s term limit ballot initiative

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Nic Dunn, former chair of the Utah Young Republicans, and on The Left by Sasha Luks-Morgan, President of Young Democrats of Utah. They discuss LDS President Russell M. Nelson speaking at the 110th NAACP convention, President Trump’s treatment of minority congresswomen, Ben McAdams […]

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House resolution condemning President Trump’s tweets and the Salt Lake City mayoral debate

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, Board President of the Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss President Trump’s tweets telling four members of Congress to “go back” to where they came from, the nonbinding resolution condemning those […]

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