Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis said she joined the race for U.S. Senate because she has seen what decisions at the federal level can mean for people at the local level.
As a local official, she said, "We are the ones who deal with the everyday quality of life of people."
Lewis joined a large and growing Dem primary field when she announced her bid last Wednesday.
In an interview that aired Sunday on "UpFront," Lewis said she is running because her life "is about service."
"I felt called to do it," she said.
"As a 9-11 Air Force veteran, a pastor, a wife and a mother, I feel very strongly that I ...