If the filibuster is eliminated for judicial nominations, Bush would enjoy greater latitude in filling vacancies on appellate courts.
Officials of the organization said that if the bill passes, it would prevent the agency from providing information to the public.No. If the filibuster is eliminated, Bush will enjoy greater latitude. If the filibuster were eliminated, Bush would enjoy greater latitude.
If the bill passes, it will prevent blah blah blah. If the bill passed, it would prevent blah blah blah.
The tenses have to match. Is that so difficult? Is/does/will. Was (were)/did/would. Get all conditional on us, by all means, in a sentence in which the conditionality is implied but the present tense never raises its ugly head (otherwise, Albom-breath, you're assuming a future event that may or may not happen):
Blah blah blah about what the bill would do. It would prevent the agency from providing information to the public.