What we’re reading: Thursday, May 23, 2013

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President Barack Obama speaks about the deadly tornadoes that hit Oklahoma earlier this week, May 21, 2013. (Photo by: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images).
President Barack Obama speaks about the deadly tornadoes that hit Oklahoma earlier this week, May 21, 2013. (Photo by: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images).

President Obama is making a wide-ranging speech at the National Defense University, discussing the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay and the administration’s policy on drone strikes.

In the opinion pages: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talks IRS and the “left-wing playbook” in The Washington Post. Washington Senator Patty Murray and New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte outline their plan to decrease sexual assaults in the military in Politico. The Wall Street Journal editorial board discusses the Obama Administration’s “lack of political accountability”.

What we're reading: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Updated