This report that John Stossel did was done back around in the 90's during the Clinton Administration. It is on how big government does the complete opposite of what the politicians who endorse them say they will do. The report is entitled " John Stossel Goes To Washington. "
Keep this in mind ( and this report as it has been proven throughout history, that big government ( or government giving handouts ) is never the answer. Nothing is more powerful and productive than the Free Market.