"Trump is living in a parallel universe. He is way out of touch with ordinary people. He must be defeated," one candidate said.
The many tributes included touching stories, references to family separation at the U.S. Southern border and other calls to political action.
"Morning Joe" hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough urged 2020 Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke to "stop apologizing" for being white, wealthy or male after his very apologetic appearance on "The View."
A former Republican aide who rejects the scientific community's consensus on climate change said carbon dioxide is not pollution, dredging up a decades-old defense of CO2 emissions in order to write off Beto O'Rourke's newly announced climate plan.
"Wow," Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway's husband George Conway said in regards to the poll.
"I helped prepare Senator Ted Cruz for his 2018 debates, and here's what I learned: Beto O'Rourke is the toughest candidate I ever prepped against and one of the most impressive I've ever seen."
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke of Texas, with help from Willie Nelson and other country singers, hosted the largest single-candidate political rally in the country at least since the 2016 presidential election.
The congressmen's 1,600-mile trip in a Chevy Impala will take 24 hours.