Media bias is the only reason the polls are as close as they are.
The problem with the government is that all these programs, which cause people to become dependent, are unconstitutional. The Federal Government has no power under the Constitution to give out charity. Our Founding Fathers repeated this fact many times in their writings.
The powers of Congress are restricted only those powers delegated to it. It has no other power and thus violates the Constitution whenever it engages in non-delegated powers.