Siouxsie Sioux was born on this day in 1957. Here she is with the classic early punk band the Banshees performing their first hit single “Hong Kong Garden,” circa 1978.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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Congressman Steve Chabot/YouTube Screen CaptureDemocrats Legislate, While Republicans Demonize, Disrupt, and DelayThe House Judiciary Committee passed legislation to protect Dreamers.