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Gov. Jerry Brown will not attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next week, staying at the Capitol to review hundreds of bills sent to him as the Legislature concludes its session this week, spokesman Gil Duran said tonight.

In addition, Brown's father-in-law, Rockwell "Rocky" Gust, died earlier this week. Gust, father of first lady Anne Gust Brown, once ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor of Michigan alongside George Romney, Mitt Romney's father.

California Democratic Party spokesman Tenoch Flores said the party had been informed that Brown would not attend.

"He cited a death in the family and legislative work that requires attention," Flores said. "We certainly understand, and our thoughts and our hearts go out to him and his wife during this critical time."



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