Protesters rush stage during Biden's Super Tuesday rally

Anti-dairy protesters rushed the stage during former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden leads Trump by 6 points in national poll The Memo: Political world grapples with long coronavirus shutdown The Hill's Campaign Report: North Carolina emerges as key battleground for Senate control 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 SandersBiden and the left: Too many excuses for China The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the APTA — Now it's Biden vs. Bernie: no endorsement from Warren 'Easy access' to Biden allowed protester to rush stage at rally 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 SandersDemocratic senators call on domestic airlines to issue cash refunds for travelers Sanders still sees 'narrow path' to Democratic presidential nomination Tenants call on lawmakers to pass rent freezes MORE (I-Vt.) in Nevada last month and an event with Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocratic senators call on domestic airlines to issue cash refunds for travelers Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much Biden faces pesky enthusiasm challenge despite big primary numbers 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.