President Obama and Mitt Romney had a spirited rematch Tuesday night, in the second of three debates.

President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney at Hofstra University Tuesday. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

But the Commander in Chief is also the manager of the federal workforce. What are their ideas about federal workers and the future of government?

Washington Post reporters Eric Yoder and Steve Vogel take a look at President Obama’s record on the workforce and Romney’s plans for government employees should he be elected.

In case you missed these items in the pages of TWP, you can read about each here: Obama and Romney and the workforce.

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