The Morning Read: May 4, 2006

The Daily News reports that George Pataki may be a liability to state Republicans.

The Post reports on dueling Republican fundraisers for Rudy Giuliani and John McCain; and Albany County District Attorney David Soares believes that officials are afraid to reform drug policy.

The Times reports on Cory Booker.

And the Sun reports on failed attempts to make Tom Suozzi a Republican.

—Nicole Brydson

The Morning Read: May 4, 2006