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Nicole Lafond

Nicole Lafond is a news writer for TPM based in New York City. She is also currently earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. Follow her on Twitter @Nicole_Lafond.

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In a letter calling on the Senate to oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, more than 1,200 law professors — who have signed it so far — told lawmakers that Kavanaugh’s “temperament” during the hearings last week was “disqualifying for any court, and certainly for elevation to the highest court in the land.”

Read the letter here.

The White House on Thursday morning skimped on the details of what’s included in the FBI report on its investigation into allegations of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh, but said the probe “addressed” the Senate’s questions and refuted reporting that the White House was largely controlling of the scope of the probe.

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