The Washington Post
THE WEEK AHEAD
Alabama faces Ohio State in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.
Former Senate majority leaders Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Trent Lott (R-miss.) will lead a virtual discussion on Senate power sharing.
The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a teleconference.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell participates in an online forum hosted by Princeton University.
The NHL regular season begins. Consumer prices for December are expected to rise 0.4 percent.
Jobless claims for the week ended Jan. 9 are estimated at 788,000.
Producer prices for December are expected to rise 0.3 percent. Retail sales for December are expected to show a 0.1 percent drop.