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Protesters rush stage during Biden's Super Tuesday rally

Anti-dairy protesters rushed the stage during former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenAtlanta mayor won't run for reelection South Carolina governor to end pandemic unemployment benefits in June Airplane pollution set to soar with post-pandemic travel boom MORE's Super Tuesday rally.

A woman chanting "let dairy die" was swiftly removed from the stage at the California event. Moments later a second protester stormed the stage. She was abruptly carried off by Biden campaign aide Symone SandersSymone SandersHarris to speak with Mexican president about tree-planting initiative, poverty, migration Harris puts DC condo up for sale Harris in difficult starring role on border MORE.

Both protesters came within a couple of feet of Biden, raising concerns about security surrounding one of the top Democratic presidential candidates.

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The protesters were from Direct Action Everywhere, a group opposed to the dairy industry that also interrupted a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders on Cheney drama: GOP is an 'anti-democratic cult' Briahna Joy Gray: Biden campaign promises will struggle if Republicans win back Congress Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers MORE (I-Vt.) in Nevada last month and an event with Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHillicon Valley: Broadband companies funded fake net neutrality comments, investigation finds | Twitter rolls out tip feature | Google to adopt 'hybrid work week' Warren: Trump is 'a danger to democracy' Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers MORE (D-Mass.) on Monday.

“Biden’s ties to the dairy industry and indifference to the suffering of farmed animals — something he basically never talks about — flies in the face of everything he claims to stand for,” a spokesperson from Direct Action Everywhere said in a statement Tuesday. “We’re asking him to stand with animal rights advocates, environmental activists, and ordinary citizens — and against the inherent violence of the dairy industry.”

The protesters interrupted Biden's remarks after early Super Tuesday victories in states like Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

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A spokesperson for the Biden campaign was not immediately available for comment in response to the protest.

Symone Sanders tweeted that she "broke a nail" after she was identified as tackling one of the protesters in video of Biden's speech shared on Twitter.

Updated at 11:36 p.m.