Missouri broadcasters ask AG to validate white supremacist's Senate candidacy

The Missouri Broadcasters Association has written state Attorney General Chris Koster asking him to determine whether white supremacist Glenn Miller is a "legally qualified" Senate candidate.

Miller, of Springfield, has filed as a write-in candidate for the office. He's bought time on several stations to air ads that demean Jews and non-whites, sometimes using racist language.

Some broadcasters have said they're airing the commercials only because they're required to under federal law. A station must allow federal candidates "reasonable access" to their facilities, and it must air the messages of all legal candidates without changes.

Other stations, however, want Koster to determine whether Miller really is legally qualified before they run the commercials.

A Koster spokesman said Wednesday that the attorney general had received the letter but had not reached a decision.

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