The early vote rally featured former IU Basketball player Victor Oladipo.
Incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly mentioned a debt letter sent to students by IU in his remarks on education.
The Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 Friday to send Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate.
A $9 million grant was distributed between three different school corporations.
The group, which included four IU students, was arrested outside Donnelly's Washington office.
Protesters chanting "no hate in our state" managed to drown out the hate group's microphone.
Trump claimed former IU basketball coach Bob Knight told him to run for president a year before he did.
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Many at IU are joining the conversation.
Local media reports counter-protesters are expected to demonstrate in the area of the rally.