"If true, there will be serious consequences," said Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
"Here's your chance to vote for people who actually know what the internet is," Obama said. "You wouldn't let your grandparents pick your playlist. Why would you let them pick your representative who's going to determine your future?"
"It was really unnecessary," Black Voters Matter organizer LaTosha Brown said. "These are grown people."
On Sunday, the 28-year-old singer-songwriter published a lengthy statement on Instagram explaining why she was endorsing two Democrats and urging people to vote.
As of Monday, voters in 48 states and Washington D.C. can still register to vote in the midterm elections, but the deadlines are quickly approaching.
If she does officially choose to run, Rice already has $2 million in campaign money waiting for her.
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.
The cloture voting process essentially allows McConnell to "plow right through" and confirm Kavanaugh as soon as possible.
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 South Carolina senator said Trump should appeal directly to voters if his Supreme Court nominee is not confirmed by the Senate.
The Republican senator was considered to be one of the likeliest contenders to offer a swing vote to the Democrats.
A high-profile Donald Trump ally called for an investigation from the FBI.
The senators who will decide Brett Kavanaugh's fate gave their verdicts after a day of powerful testimonies from the Supreme Court nominee and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.
After the Communist Party blamed a botched Wednesday vote on a "water bottle" mix-up, the Russian State Duma chairman ridiculed fellow lawmakers for taking "selfies" while voting.
"Bananas is excellent at challenges. That's why I want him gone. He can beat me."
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine continues to receive thousands of coat hangers at her office ahead of her potential swing vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's SCOTUS confirmation.
"Half the time I wish I was partnered with somebody that was actually on my side."