The Morning Read: May 17, 2006

The Post reports that former deputy mayor under Giuliani Rudy Washington may have a respiratory illness related to pollution at the World Trade Center; and John Faso voted against equal pay.

The Times reports Faso’s growing support is beginning to make Republicans nervous; and Jonathan Hicks profiles Denise O’Donnell.

And the Sun’s editorial board wonders if Mike Bloomberg might really have national ambitions.

—Nicole Brydson

Article continues below
More from Politics
Assemblyman Jerry Green, the Union County Democratic Chairman, endorsed Phil Murphy in January, helping to deliver the county in a unanimous vote on Wednesday.
Murphy Sweeps Union County, Making Him 2-0 on Opponents’ Turf