Brian Grady is 40 years old - but he has been planning his run for district attorney since he was 20.

The little-known Notre Dame law school grad says he has opened a political committee, but "I'm still putting some more things in place." He expected to announce in early January.

He said he has no political ties and has not before run for office. "I'm not going to raise the most money, I won't kid myself about that," he said, "but I will raise enough money to run the campaign I need to run."

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