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Conservative Revolt Paralyzes U.S. House for Second Day

McCarthy said he felt "blindsided" by the behaviors

The U.S. House of Representatives was paralyzed for a second day on Wednesday as Speaker Kevin McCarthy struggled to quell a revolt by hardline Republicans, raising questions about the party's ability to advance its agenda in Washington.

McCarthy said he felt "blindsided" after a group of conservatives derailed their own party's effort to block new environmental regulations on household gas stoves but predicted the two sides would resolve their differences.

"We'll work through this, and we'll even be stronger," McCarthy said to reporters.

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