O'Neill says House stays at job till money bills pass

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Speaker Thomas O'Neill promised to keep the House working through its August vacation if necessary to pass tax and budget bills. As the House went to session Wednesday, Mr. O'Neill said he had talked with President Reagan about the congressional work schedule. The Democratic speaker said he would keep the House in session one week longer -- to Aug. 7 -- if work on both tax and budget bills is not completed before the scheduled Aug. 1 recess date.

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