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Carson Palmer's best season was in 2005, when he passed for 3,836 yards anbd 32 touchdowns in leading Cincinnati to the AFC North title. (Associated Press)

Raiders land Palmer for pair of draft picks

The Oakland Raiders made a bold move to replace injured quarterback Jason Campbell on Tuesday, trading two high draft picks to the Cincinnati Bengals for Carson Palmer. Published October 18, 2011

Inside Politics

The House Ethics Committee has extended its investigation of Illinois Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Published October 18, 2011

American Scene

Arizona police looking for a 5-year-old girl who has been missing six days said Monday they now think she was most likely kidnapped, because otherwise they would have found her. Published October 17, 2011

**FILE** Solyndra headquarters in Fremont, Calif. (Associated Press)

EDITORIAL: Playing favorites with Solyndra bet

Gambling is a risky proposition - but not when playing with loaded dice. That's what Solyndra's private investors were handed when the Energy Department guaranteed they'd have first dibs on compensation if the firm went belly up. This unfairly shifted the peril of investing in an uneconomical solar-panel scheme onto the backs of taxpayers. We're the ones stuck with the $535 million bill. Published October 17, 2011

** FILE ** Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the 66th session of the U.N. General Assembly at the world body's headquarters in New York on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Andrew Burton)

EDITORIAL: Will Obama attack Iran?

Revelations of Iran's plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States and commit other attacks on U.S. soil have some talking about a case for war with Iran. America has had plenty of justification for decades. Published October 17, 2011

Economy Briefs

Oil prices fell Monday as Europe's debt crisis fueled concerns about future energy demand. Published October 17, 2011

Economy Briefs

Kinder Morgan agreed to buy El Paso Corp. for about $20.7 billion in cash and stock in a deal expected to create the largest natural-gas pipeline in the U.S. Published October 16, 2011

American Scene

A federal appeals court Friday blocked a key part of Alabama's law that requires schools to check the immigration status of students, temporarily weakening what was considered the toughest immigration law in the nation. Published October 16, 2011

Illustration: Down economy by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: The income problem

A majority of Americans disapprove of what President Obama has done in office. He promised hope and change but delivered disappointment and stagnation. The unemployment rate is stuck at 9.1 percent. The poverty rate is at 15.1 percent, tied for the worst performance since the Census started tracking numbers in 1959. White House policies of class warfare and redistribution are impoverishing America, and the public is starting to feel worked over. Published October 14, 2011

Illustration: Ethanol by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Corn-fueled politics

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to shove more ethanol into your gas tank. Obama administration bureaucrats have signed off on a crony-capitalist scheme to boost the corn content of gasoline from 10 percent to 15 percent. This serves absolutely no purpose beyond enriching farm-state agribusiness giants. In fact, it may even result in the voiding of millions of new-car warranties. Published October 14, 2011

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

EDITORIAL: The Maryland gerrymander

Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley is on the horns of dilemma. He has to resolve the philosophical question of whether it is nobler to gerrymander congressional districts to seek partisan advantage or to do so to pander to ethnic politics. Published October 13, 2011

Inside Politics

After months of lying low in the leadoff caucus state, Mitt Romney is stepping up his public presence in Iowa with hopes of generating momentum for the follow-up New Hampshire primary. Published October 13, 2011

Illustration: Obama and Islam

EDITORIAL: Obama's Christian problem

The Obama administration has been obsessed with Muslim outreach and recently tried to mend fences with the Jewish community. Given the state of the world, however, the White House ought to be focused on helping the world's oppressed Christians. Published October 12, 2011

Inside Politics

The Republican National Committee raised more than $9 million in September as the party prepares to challenge President Obama next year. Published October 12, 2011

Singer Chynna Phillips and her professional partner, Tony Dovolani, perform Monday on "Dancing With the Stars." Miss Phillips "blanked" on part of the routine, and the pair were eliminated. "I messed up," Miss Phillips said. (ABC via Associated Press)

Tuning in to TV

Chynna Phillips forgot her routine on Monday's "Dancing With the Stars," and on Tuesday she was dismissed from the show. Published October 12, 2011

Protesters affiliated with "Occupy Wall Street" wave signs and banners outside 1185 Park Avenue, where Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, lives, during a march in New York on Tuesday. The crowd marched throughout the Upper East Side neighborhood, protesting outside the homes of various billionaires and bank owners. (Associated Press)

EDITORIAL: Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue

The "Occupy Wall Street" protesters think the source of their angst is the "greedy" heart of New York's financial district. If these malcontents truly believed in economic justice, their hordes would mass at the gates of the White House. That's where policies have been set in motion that assure Americans a future of deprivation. Published October 11, 2011

Inside Politics

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta says the Pentagon will need to make difficult budget cuts to find more than $450 billion in savings, and the cuts may include lawmakers' pet projects or weapons programs in their regions. Published October 11, 2011

Economy Briefs

A third Nevada jury has found pharmaceutical companies liable and awarded $14 million to a couple in a lawsuit stemming from a Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak. Published October 11, 2011

American Scene

A copy of Steve Jobs' death certificate indicates the Apple co-founder died of respiratory arrest that resulted from pancreatic cancer that had spread to other organs. Published October 10, 2011