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 Senator Dan McCay (R), on the Left is former 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.

The inauguration of President Biden and Governor Cox’s plan for 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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the new administration’s promise of unity, Donald Trump’s refusal to attend the […]

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Historic second impeachment and insurrection fallout

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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss President Trump’s second impeachment by the House, potential ways that the process will play out, the political fallout after the events of January […]

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The storming of the U.S. Capitol and a Democratic-controlled Senate

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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the takeover of the U.S. Capitol Building by right-wing rioters, President Trump’s role in instigating the insurrection, what this means for our government, […]

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The Political Left

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. For the last three weeks of 2020, we will be getting to know our hosts better. This week, Dan and Natalie ask Shireen about her upbringing […]

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The Political Right

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. For the last three weeks of 2020, we will be getting to know our hosts better. This week, Shireen and Natalie ask Dan about his upbringing, […]

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