It’s time for Episode 99 of the Nerdcast, POLITICO’s podcast on the White House and politics. Tune in each week to geek out with us as we dive deep into the political landscape and the latest numbers that matter.
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Datapoint: 50 million. That’s the estimated number of Facebook users whose data ended up in the hands of a political research firm linked to Donald Trump’s campaign.
Datapoint: 1. As in one year. That was the federal prison sentence that coal baron Don Blankenship got after an explosion at one of his mines killed 29 workers back in 2010. But Blankenship is out of prison, and he’s running for Senate as a Republican in West Virginia.