National Headlines 12-4-16

Dem blame game rages over Clinton loss (The Hill)

Should California secede? How the state is politically out-of-step with the rest of the country (Los Angeles Times)

Democrats have lost an entire generation of congressional leaders (Washington Post)

Rouhani Urges Obama to Block Iran Sanctions Law Extension (Bloomberg)

Trump Expands Search for His Secretary of State (New York Times)

U.S. defense elite rally behind Trump’s unusual Pentagon pick (Reuters)

Protesters cheer Army Corps’ decision (Washington Post)

A showdown between Trump and the Fed is looming (Business Insider)

Trump Forms an Advisory Group of CEOs for Input on Jobs (Associated Press)

Overhead bins should be free for all fliers: Chuck Schumer (New York Post)

Trump’s plan to rethink free trade agreements could have a silver lining for the environment (Business Insider)