Ellsworth is putting together his senate campaign organization. The Democrat says he's well aware he must first win over the party's 32 member state central committee. But he adds he's "very encouraged" now that two potential rivals are out of the race.
Congressman Baron Hill and Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. both decided against running for the Democratic nod.
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