This story was originally published on June 30, 2010.
Area broadcasters wont be required to run any more campaign commercials from white supremacist and write-in Senate candidate F. Glenn Miller, said an attorney for the Missouri Broadcasters Association.
Mark Sableman said the Federal Communications Commission recently told the association that Miller isnt a "bona fide" candidate, and therefore doesnt qualify for uncensored access to the airwaves.
"Were glad to have clarity, " Sableman said. "The Miller commercials certainly dont meet the suitability requirements of most stations."
The Aurora, Mo., resident caused a stir when he bought time to air commercials that disparaged Jews and minorities. The stations said they had to run the ads under the law.
The broadcasters and Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wrote the FCC in April, arguing Miller wasnt legally qualified because he didnt have a campaign committee, regular news releases or an office, as the rules require.
The FCC agreed with that analysis, Sableman said.
Miller said Tuesday that he was upset with the FCCs ruling.
"They dont like what I say, " he told The Kansas City Star.
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