The Final 5: May 29 , 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

For young voters, a new challenge for Democrats & Biden

World events and national sentiment are shifting some polling away from Democrats when it comes to America's youth vote. A Harvard Youth Poll suggests that support for Biden, who still leads over Trump, has eroded from a similar 2020 survey. Voters For Tomorrow's Santiago Mayer joins Jim on "The Final 5" to explain what's changed, the issues that younger voters are paying attention to, and more.

The Final 5: May 28, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

The Final 5: May 23, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

The Final 5: May 22, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

The state of the Trump trial

While the jury awaits Donald Trump's hush money case in New York, maneuverings still continue in his other criminal trials -- even if they won't begin anytime soon. Jim talks about the case, the jury, why Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is giving interviews on the case as she faces her own legal woes, and more with attorney and legal analyst Andrew Stoltmann on "The Final 5."

The Final 5: May 21, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

When is a moose not a moose? When it's an elk!

Confusion reigned supreme on Monday's "The Final 5," when we misidentified a photo of an elk as a moose. Thankfully, FOX 5 viewer Mike in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia set Jim Lokay straight. Here he is, explaining what went wrong with the help of producer Loreto Cruz and FOX 5 meteorologist Caitlin Roth.

Alito reignites SCOTUS impartiality concerns

After Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito admitted it was his wife who hung an upside-down American flag at their home in protest of Joe Biden's election, dozens of Democratic lawmakers are calling upon Alito to recuse himself from January 6th and election-related cases. Democratic strategist and attorney Kaivan Shroff says it's exposing the partisan rift in the high court.

Congress and the AI quandary

Artifical intelligence is everywhere these days, but with the 2024 election season well underway, there are renewed efforts for Congress to legislate safeguards for the responsible use of the technology. James Czerniawski of Young Voices joins Jim on "The Final 5" to explain why he thinks it's a risky proposition.

The Final 5: May 20, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

Securing the 2024 election: a cyber expert weighs in

Even though the 2020 election was determined by the federal government's top cyber czar to be "the most secure in the nation's history," the threats are vastly different in 2024, including with the proliferation of A.I. Jim talks about it with Pinkesh Shah of cybersecurity firm Qualys on "The Final 5."

The Final 5: May 17, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

The Final 5: May 16, 2024

The Final 5 is a daily recap of the roller coaster that is American politics. It's not your regular newscast and that's something we're proud of.

Spanberger ranked as "most bipartisan" of Va. delegation

High marks for Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) in the new Bipartisan Index from the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. The ranking illustrates the willingness of members to co-sponsor legislation with those from the opposite political party. Jim Lokay talks with Spanberger about what it all means on "The Final 5."

House hearing turns chaotic over "fake eyelashes" and "butch body" jabs

A meeting of the House Oversight Committee devolved into name-calling and personal attacks on Thursday, with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's crack about Rep. Jasmine Crockett's "fake eyelashes" leading Crockett to assail Greene's “bleach blonde, bad built, butch body." Jim Lokay breaks down what happened on "The Final 5."

The fallacy behind Biden's "9% inflation" line

In recent days, President Biden has claimed he inherited a 9% inflation rate. That's not true -- the number spiked to that more than a year into his presidency -- but the shifting economic winds show how well the U.S. is faring versus the rest of the world. Jim talks more about it with Brendan Pedersen of Punchbowl News, who is also co-author of "The Vault" newsletter, on "The Final 5."