Campaign 2016 | Art Halvorson lost his bid for a U.S. House set in the GOP primary but is on the ticket thanks to a write-in campaign by conservative members of the other party
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 9/29/16, 11:53 am
ALTOONA, Pa.—On a recent sunny afternoon in central Pennsylvania, four dozen senior adults gathered in the Calvary Baptist Church basement to share a meal, sing patriotic songs, and listen to a U.S. House candidate.
Art Halvorson, wearing khaki pants and a white shirt with sleeves rolled up, stepped to the microphone to talk about what the Bible has to say about government. It took only a few words for his voice to crack with emotion.