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Arizona Sheriffs Want More Help at the Border

The battle over border security is heating up as the first wave of National Guard troops start patrolling the Arizona desert.

"We are in a fight, literally against our own federal government," said Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.

Babeu and Cochise County Sheriff Dever say the assignment of over 500 National Guard troops to the Mexican border isn't enough.

"Get them here and get them here yesterday and get us the 3,000 that we need," said Dever.

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Even going as far as to call the plan by the feds a political move.

"This falls woefully short. There's like 30 soldiers being deployed today, so this shouldn't be a surprise to figure this out. Thirty days before a November election 500 soldiers are deployed," said Babeu.

But Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano came out Monday saying things are better on the border.

"And I'll tell you w

Added: Aug-30-2010 
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