Alexander Sammon

Alexander Sammon is a staff writer at The American Prospect. His email is asammon@prospect.org. Follow @alex_sammon

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David Koch at the Economic Club of New York in 2012. (Photo: Mark Lennihan/AP Photo) Views
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
David Koch’s Heirs Will Enjoy the Biggest Tax Loophole Nobody Talks About
David Koch died late last week, just shy of 80 years old. Whole books have been written cataloguing his legacy as an industrialist and political figure, but to be brief, he leaves behind his stake in the country’s second-largest privately held company and a political network said to rival the...
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While governor, Hickenlooper famously ushered in the fracking revolution in Colorado, earning the nickname “Frackenlooper” while fossil fuel production in the state soared. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Monday, August 26, 2019
Progressives Shouldn’t Be Interested in John Hickenlooper for Senate
Last week, former Colorado governor and short-lived presidential candidate John Hickenlooper announced a Senate bid in his home state of Colorado. For many, the decision was met with the relief that finally, viable Senate candidates with no shot at the presidency were seeing the light, and shifting...
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