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Though it seems much longer, it was less than two weeks ago that the Senate was hearing arguments in Trump’s second impeachment trial. In his closing challenge to the Senate, lead House Manager Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) quoted Tom Paine, “The times have found us,” and asked, “Is this America? What kind of America will this be?” Despite