WATCH: Protesters Interrupt Kavanaugh Hearing As Dems Push For Doc Release By Nicole Lafond | September 4, 2018 9:58 am JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1 VIDEO: Protesters arrested in the hearing room for Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing asking the hearing to end. pic.twitter.com/ZCTcuwq7qZ — Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) September 4, 2018 Nicole Lafond (@Nicole_Lafond) is a senior newswriter for TPM based in New York. She has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Illinois. Have a tip? Send it Here!