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Arnold Schwarzenegger unveils official portrait at California state capitol

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The official gubernatorial portrait of former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is displayed in the Rotunda of the State Capitol following an unveiling ceremony September 8, 2014 in Sacramento, California. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was joined by current Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil his official gubernatorial portrait at the State Capitol.
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The official gubernatorial portrait of former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is displayed in the Rotunda of the State Capitol following an unveiling ceremony September 8, 2014 in Sacramento, California. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was joined by current Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil his official gubernatorial portrait at the State Capitol.

Four years after leaving office as governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled his official portrait in Sacramento Monday. What was the occasion like and what legacy did he leave?

Arnold Schwarzenegger made the line "I'll be back" famous 30 years ago in the sci fi thriller "The Terminator."

Monday, he lived up to those words in Sacramento.

After nearly four years away from this political hub, the former governator returned to unveil his official portrait under the capitol dome.

Related: Schwarzenegger unveils official portrait by Austrian artist

The former governor waxed nostalgic about his time in office and environmental issues he addressed, calling that period the "most fulfilling years I ever had in my life," KQED reported. 

KQED's political editor John Myers was there and shares more on the portrait and Schwarzenegger's legacy. 

 

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