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    New US healthcare bill would

    New US healthcare bill would leave 14 million more people uninsured in 2018 than under current law.

    This sentence refers to future. Why is there "would" instead of "will" in the sentence? Or, does "would" here have a different meaning?

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    Re: New US healthcare bill would

    The new healthcare bill has not become law yet. There is an implied "If the bill were to be passed into law, it would leave ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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