A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard inside the Capitol building where the Senate impeachment trial began on Monday. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images In a long, long proceeding in the Senate that began early Tuesday…

Photo: Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Christopher Caldwell is not a household name. But for the relatively small set of people who care deeply about political writing, he is a towering…

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If McConnell has his way, the impeachment trial will be a late, late show. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images The smartest thing the wily Mitch McConnell did in planning the impeachment trial of Donald…