If she does officially choose to run, Rice already has $2 million in campaign money waiting for her.
Kavanaugh "basically said it was everyone else's fault but his own what was going on," 'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski said.
"These are the tactics of the brownshirts in Germany in the 1930s," Senator David Perdue said on Wednesday.
"I thought the sign represented what is going on now, and we can't just stand quiet. I wanted to tell people we could stop it with voting."
The Senate voted 51-49 Friday to move ahead on the judge's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
The Senate decided to move onto the final step of the confirmation process with a vote of 51-49. The lawmakers are expected to cast their final vote on the Supreme Court nominee on Saturday.
Television personality Greg Gutfeld lashed out at Democrats for the swell in public opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
"What do you do with a drunken justice?" protesters sang.
The protesters, many of whom have said that they themselves have been victims of sexual assault, have urged senators not to support Kavanaugh in the wake of multiple sexual assault allegations against the nominee.
The U.S. Court of Appeals judge could be confirmed as early as Saturday.
The cloture voting process essentially allows McConnell to "plow right through" and confirm Kavanaugh as soon as possible.
The campaign circulated a second petition against Kavanaugh's confirmation that has received more than 297,000 signatures.
Hundreds storm Hart Senate Office Building to stage sit-in against judge ahead of crucial vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Hundreds of protesters against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh converged on the Hart Senate Office Building Thursday.
Republican Senator Ben Sasse revealed that back in June or early July, he "urged the president" to nominate someone other than Brett Kavanaugh—a woman.
The vote will occur soon after the FBI wraps up its supplementary report on Kavanaugh following allegations of sexual misconduct made against him by three women.
The president may have been referring to a round of Fox News polls that suggested a "Republican trend in the fight for the U.S. Senate."
Jeanine Pirro: "Women who have been victimized are asking the same question, Why do I remember when I was raped?"
Columbia Law School professor Bernard Harcourt said he and his peers signed the letter after discussions over Supreme Court nominee's "unprecedented and unfathomable" behavior.